Tag: laughing

Many different teachers have come to me in many different forms or guises, sometimes remaining in my life for years and years, other times only for a few moments. I have learned from people, animals, plants, supposedly inanimate objects, and the universe. You probably get the idea that I’m not big on the One-and-Only Teacher […]

Two-bit Guru | Imaginary Ghosts | Person in a sheet dressed up as a ghost.

Maybe the Halloween season brought this thought to me: I carried around imaginary ghosts in my head for a long time. You might have some in your head, too. My ghosts remind me that the way I’m doing something isn’t the way my cousin Hans would have done it. If I was able to share […]

It doesn’t take much to make a functional item out of just about anything. One, 32-ounce yogurt container, a piece of cord, a marker, a jackknife, and in 5 minutes you’ve got yourself a dandy raspberry container for picking. Thinking of Grandma’s serious, tanned face when she was picking berries with a pail around her […]

The Eighth Startup Accelerator unconference took place in Madison, WI, at the University of Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery this past Saturday. The Startup Accelerator offers free events, with lunch included, for entrepreneurs and entrepreneur-hopefuls to exchange ideas with each other and with folks who have expertise in a variety of areas. In a typical unconference, […]