Monthly Archives: January 2012

Laying it bare – monthly round up of January Life Lenses™ blog posts

We’re laying it bare. Stripping it down. Peeling back perspective. In this monthly round up you’ll find the Life Lenses™ blog posts laid bare for the month of January. Get bare, dive in deep and take a full look around … Continue reading

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Adde Adesokan’s triptych photos & the stories they tell

 My attention was recently caught & held by the triptych photos of Adde Adesokan. He’s known for taking three part photos that capture the story of a person. The picture above is not by him btw  but rather Evoo73 (Adde’s … Continue reading

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You’re fine, how am I? (Dan Piraro of Bizarro comic fame)

(I can’t include the comic because it’s not licensed for free public use but you can see it here, it’s #8.) It throws a wrench into perspective. It twists our typical way of looking at things. It throws up a … Continue reading

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What lumps & bumps are under your pillow? Their source may surprise you

This video made me laugh out loud. (Take a minute to watch it & then report back.) What are the lumps & bumps under your pillow? aka what are the things that are flying slightly under your radar? Here’s the … Continue reading

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“This is the city and I am one of the citizens …” (Walt Whitman)

“This is the city and I am one of the citizens, whatever interests the rest interests me.”  This is a line from Walt Whitman’s Song of Myself. It caught my attention for the worldview it includes.  If only we were … Continue reading

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“In the grand scheme of things we’re all pretty much blind & deaf”

This image pretty much says it all. We can’t take it all in.  Not even close. Our screen, our radar, is highly selective. Beyond what we can see, we see what we want to see.  Likewise beyond what we can … Continue reading

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Finding new in the old – All Night Long (All Night)

From my perspective there’s nothing so relaxing as hitting the dance floor to dance the stress away, which is what I found myself doing a while back in a club in Nairobi. Truth be told I wasn’t having a fabulous … Continue reading

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Charlie’s Chocolate Factory – finding a neighbour 14,354 km away

The strangest coincidences happen when you’re far, far from home. Like when I was on safari recently in Kenya and met THE Charlie of Charlie’s Chocolate Factory. Charlie is somewhat of a local legend & meeting him & his wife … Continue reading

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I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious (Albert Einstein)

Curiousity didn’t kill the cat. Far from it. Curiousity flames the inquisitive fires of exploration. Curiousity made our ancestors climb out of trees to claim the savannahs of Africa while walking upright for the first time. Curiousity beats back ignorance, … Continue reading

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