Galveston 2020

Taking a break in beautiful Galveston. It’s a bit stormy today, but it’s been beautiful most of our visit.

My husband and I have thought of retiring to Galveston, but we’re not sure if it ruin it as a getaway place for us. We’re pretty sure it wouldn’t as we love the beach so much. Still, when I am missing it there are some great web cams on the Island. You can find them here: Galveston Webcams

Here are some pictures from my visit:

I will be back to regular posting (such as it is) by the end of next week, I hope. If you have followed me at all, you know I’m a bit of a slow writer. 🙂

We All Need a bit of a Zen Break…

Take a moment from the world’s chaos for a moment to enjoy a different moment of beauty.

Mind Maps and the Beach

When I was young, and working at a large company in New York, I had a friend who, like me, was a computer programmer.  This was in the early 1980s, when office walls were beige, the floors were a dull linoleum and few people had windows to the outside world. One day he brought a large poster of a rainbow into his office as an experiment.  He found that when he had visitors their eyes constantly shifted to the bright, natural colors on the poster. He eventually removed it because people could not look at him when they were talking. It was too distracting for visitors to his office. He believed that office buildings were starving people of natural color and other natural stimuli.

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