September 23, 2010
"A little less conversation, a little more action," is how the old Elvis lyric goes and it couldn't better describe my current state of mind. I like to talk - a lot. Unfortunately many of the topics I talk about (I want to learn French, I want to go to yoga, I'd like to enroll in graduate school, I'd like to spend less time on the couch, etc) are just that - talk. It's the execution part I seem to have trouble with. So when I saw that the International School of Colour & Design (ISCD) was hosting a design seminar and that Shannon Fricke was one of the speakers, I finally kicked into action and signed up. Last year I had the pleasure of coordinating a story with Shannon and although we never got to meet face to face she was one of the most professional and considerate people I've ever worked with. So last night I met up with my lovely friend Jace and we had a night filled with design inspiration from a variety of interesting speakers. It was just what I needed to stop talking about doing things and follow the old Nike saying of "just do it..."