Confab 2013: Not An Argy-Bargy

I went to the Confab content strategy conference and came back wanting to get good at handstands by the end of the of the year. It’s the truth. The weird truth, but there you have it. Inspiration works in strange ways. Alas, I also left the Minneapolis Hyatt last Wednesday evening inspired to dig into content…

Traveling via foot or spatula

My travel in the last few weeks has been on a smaller scale and/or of a more culinary nature, but I’ll take it, if it doesn’t involve a TSA agent raising her eyebrow at my cargo pants (really?). Below are details from this past weekend’s adventures in town. The U Late Friday afternoon I attended Change…

Rails and the City: the Central Corridor LRT

Last weekend allowed me a good walk though most of downtown Saint Paul, as I needed to pick up my race packet, and wanted to get some blood flowing in legs that hadn’t run in seven days. On a Saturday morning, it’s a relatively quiet urban area, with various relics indicating that it was more…

Helvetica is everywhere.

Thanks to one of my fantastic colleagues, I finally watched “Helvetica,” from beginning to end, fully focused on it. What an enjoyable film! Watching it was a hedonistic thing to do with 80 minutes, for a designer, but it was great to place faces on several of the names I know so well, such as…