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Your Life In Jelly Beans

Saturday, July 6, 2013 Art The Bigger Picture Scott Ze Frank Relax and Succeed The Principles jelly beans

A video by conceptual artist Ze Frank on your life in jelly beans, via our friend Scott McPherson at Relax and Succeed. Scott writes:"Look at your life. Divide it up like an accountant might. Into sections. Work, chores, other responsibilities. Maybe child-rearing, or volunteering. Eating, ...

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Comfort Beyond Decals and Fuzz

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 The Bigger Picture writing home Design Lesson Aesthetic Philosophy

A nursery for the budding Bohemian? (via A Detailed House)My husband and I are expecting our first child, and she's due in about a month. The most common question I get asked, afterDo you know what you're having? Likely a girl, but we're not 100% sure. And no, we have no preference.Are you excited? ...

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Fate, Christmas and The Cosmos

Friday, November 18, 2011 Art The Bigger Picture ID Bohemia blue set design new project inspiration board window dressing display

Image sources, from top to bottom, left to right: model in blue make up via Kelly Jasmine, gold paillette cami via Splenderosa, gold paillette sequins via unknown source, blue and white urn via unknown source, Carina Nebula via The Hubble Space Telescope, , Raku Handprint Vase by Rebecca ...

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Choice, Inscrutable Exhortations, and Our Heart of Hearts

Friday, February 26, 2010 The Bigger Picture

For those of us who have ever wondered why we have so much choice, those of us who know exactly what we want, and those of us who can't decide.

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For the Common People

Wednesday, February 10, 2010 The Bigger Picture music

Ah, to be plebeian. My friend Scott McPherson sent me an e-mail today, and I thought I'd share some of it with you.I'm interning with Scott in Principle Awareness, teaching people how to grow happiness in their lives, and one story we've talked about in class is a social experiment conducted by ...

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Zen and the art of tulipomania

Friday, March 20, 2009 The Bigger Picture floral Chintz and Co.

I have pictures of the finished arrangements for the Government House ladies and gents washrooms, and I admit I'm very tempted to show them to you. And while I think most people who know me know that I am not the most patient person, and that I have trouble keeping surprises a surprise and not ...

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