Beware, Alligators Are About

Years ago, the university sent me to a conference at a resort in South Carolina. The resort is in the barrier area on the coast, Kiawah Island. Anyway, lagoons we’re scattered throughout the grounds. Also scattered throughout the grounds were signs that read, “Do Not...

Unreasonable Rates

Stillwater, Oklahoma, the city of my residence, has a FB group that is the place for its citizens to rant, rave, seek recommendations, and get general information. Every once in a while, there will be an inquiry for some service or product that is wanted, specifically...

Honk, Honk

Since leaving service to the university, from time to time I go through campus to see what has changed and what hasn’t. Some high-profile design projects of mine have expired and have been removed, or replaced by the work of the talented designers now in the branding...

The Main Thing

Running your own business is a job of balancing tasks. Doing the thing which produces the best return is the main thing if one is to prosper. The main thing has to be the thing you give all your attention to. Keeping the main thing the main thing is not easy. There...

The Best Change

I just delivered art on an annual report and a 72-page magazine. This is my 3rd time on both yearly publications. I have another repeating magazine scheduled to go into production on February 1. In all these cases, the font style sheets, page footers and numbers,...