At age five my family moved into the home my parents own today. We had a dog, he had his own house outside. Only time I remember him coming inside was during a snow storm. I grew up in Virginia so I’m not speaking of regular, two hour school delay snow, because even then he was outside in his dog house. This was a storm with frigid temperatures and the only time I remember him coming inside...Read More
I’ve been reminded a few times this week personally, professionally and socially that with the passage of time we tend to hold onto images and thoughts from the past. Similar to the way I look in the mirror (now) at age 46 but somehow see my 26 year old self.
This weekend there were three fantastic moments where time seemingly stood still, allowing me to store them into a mental rolodex.
Listen to your heART
The Harvey B. Gant Center opened four new exhibitions over the weekend. I know, but I am unable to communicate why art fills us with emotion, I’ve tried to explain but apparently I’ve said it badly.Read More
"Panic dwindled into jitters into detached fascination. It was just a show. The longer I watched the less I felt. Events coupled, cavorted, and vanished, emotion hanging in mid air before my lemur eyes like a thin shred of homeless ectoplasm. It was cool. It was like drowning in syrup."Read More
Every month this year has provided a theme, not one that I choose but one that has a hold on everyday life. A theme that plays in all aspirations; love, career, wealth, children, health, education. This month’s theme has been happiness. I’ve shared that I’ve become stagnant with the work that I do and the universal response has been “What is it that you want to do? What will make you happy?”
Those are the right question(s) and I’ve started trying to figure them out.Read More
The email (and now domain) for tramuel dot com is managed through Google Apps. The spam filtering in Apps is excellent and it delivers most spam items directly to the spam mailbox where they are held for 30 days and then delete themselves once they age out. As false positives are rare, there is no reason to go into the spam mailbox.
SPAM IS SIMPLE TO MANAGE.Read More
As I sit to write this I realize that I enjoy coffee, baked goods and ice cream way too much, however thats another blog post.
I know what they say about me, what they say about you?Read More
On Any Given Sunday, you might find me at Starbucks, watching the Sun beam in through the windows, creating dramatic light and shadow. The strong scent of coffee, the sweet scent of cake pops and the sound of music (at times too loud ;)Read More