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Tall mug

Tall mug by lemasney

Tall coffee mug by John LeMasney

This is one of my favorite coffee mugs. It holds a full 20 ounces, feels heavy and right in your hand, and is easy to find, even in the dark. There’s something solid about it; it’s reassuring. Sometimes, I even feel just a little more assured of my progress when I use it. Other coffee containers I have pale in comparison. Even when you put it…

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You do not have to be good - Mary Oliver cc-by lemasney

You do not have to be good – Mary Oliver cc-by lemasney

You do not need to be good – Mary Oliver cc-by lemasney

You do not have to be good – Mary Oliver cc-by lemasney

These are two takes on illustrating a part of the lovely poem by Mary Oliver below.

WILD GEESE by Mary Oliver

“Tell me about your despair, yours, and I will tell you mine…”   You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees For a hundred miles through the desert,…

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All the world is made of - JMBarrie cc-by lemasney

All the world is made of – JMBarrie cc-by lemasney

All the world is made of – JMBarrie cc-by lemasney

These are two takes on the same quote, J.M. Barrie’s All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust. This is very much a shared philosophy of mine. I feel that as I remove and reduce the things around me, removing the noise, that other truths become especially clear: What life is. What our intent should be. How things work in a…

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27 questions on being a technology consultant: A high school class interviews John LeMasney

27 questions on being a technology consultant: A high school class interviews John LeMasney

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What is this all about?

I volunteer to take part and present in classroom interactive sessions arranged by Nepris.com. It is mostly with grade and high schools who want to talk with experts on a particular topic. I’m honored to do the work. This morning, I had the opportunity to answer the following interview questions via video chat with Stephanie Edmiston‘s class in BENTON…

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Spoon feeding in the long run - EM Forster cc-by lemasney

Spoon feeding in the long run – EM Forster cc-by lemasney

Spoon feeding in the long run – EM Forster cc-by lemasney

Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon – EM Forster

“Apparently, this quote is not from any of Forster’s novels, stories or published writings, but was made public in the column “Sayings of the Week” in the UK newspaper “The Observer” on October 7, 1951.” – Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us…

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