Crossroads of the World

“Look, that sign has Pluto!” The kids yell to us to draw our attention toward the sky. The bright neon of Pluto’s Toy Palace glows yellow against the darkening sky. The night lights up all around with neon signs and big flashing lightbulbs. Stepping into the streets of Disney’s Hollywood Studios is like stepping back … Continue reading Crossroads of the World

Log cabin

“Wait, come back! You forgot to say bye.” I call Cece back to me as she starts walking through the door. She’s heading in to the school building a few blocks from our house. It’s time for her kindergarten early start program. “Oh!” She rushes back, gives a quick hug and kiss, and quickly turns … Continue reading Log cabin

Goggleworks Stairs

As I walk through the doors to the lobby of the Goggleworks building I'm presented with the latest art exhibition. Beautifully crafted cradles and other furniture are scattered around the large room. Every time I see the exposed brick and thick, heavy steel doors I can't help but think about what it must have looked … Continue reading Goggleworks Stairs

Daily Photo Project

I got my first camera sometime in high school. Then I took a few semesters of film photography courses in college. I will always prefer the visceral experience of film over digital — waiting to see how the shots came out, the smell of the developer solution, spending hours manually manipulating exposure in the dark room, the necessity … Continue reading Daily Photo Project

In Vienna

Last week my team got together in Vienna, Austria. One of our team members, Luca Sartoni, lives in the city. Free time during this meetup had a different vibe. Since we had a local with us, walking around was a lot more interesting than aimlessly wandering an unknown city trying to guess what things might be. … Continue reading In Vienna

In Amsterdam

I spent this past week in Amsterdam with colleagues for a team meetup. We got some great face-to-face time while working through projects. That face time is essential for creating a lasting bond with your team when our main communication is online chat. Working Since my team is focused on design and growth within the … Continue reading In Amsterdam