Life/Work

Calvetica | A quick and beautiful calendar app for iOS

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Obviously time management is critical for the self-employed and/or freelance workers. Thus these first two apps being reviewed for my iPhone app-re-cap week are directed towards that goal of making sense of your life. Calvetica is a beautiful calendar replacement app that exceeds in being quick at inputting new events. It only takes a couple […]

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Astrid | A happy, handy little to-do app for iOS and Android

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Part of my week of iPhone apps, after departing with my lovely phone – this first app is thankfully also available on Android, and it even offers some extra features with my new phone! Whether you consider yourself in a creative profession or not, we’ve all go a lot of things on the go. Out […]

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Transitioning from iPhone to Android | App Reviews and more

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*List of apps at the bottom of article* Tragedy struck last week, when my iPhone took a swan-dive and before I knew it, before I could soften the fall with my shoe… the screen was cracked. It still works fine, but all the same it’s not super useful as a phone, when it’s hard to […]

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Planning Home Improvement Using a Floor Plan + an App review of MagicPlan

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This isn’t so much a thorough app review of MagicPlan as it is a brief experience recap in context with my thoughts on planning home improvement projects. Jessica and I have moved into an apartment together, and as such, things are currently a disaster. Now that all of our stuff is in the same space, […]

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Shattering Writer’s Block

Every creative person, at some point or another, has experienced a creative block. That horrible sensation of avoiding the thing you love, of fearing the blank page (or canvas or whatever medium you use), of being absolutely sure that you will never produce anything of value ever again. It’s terrifying! I find that the key […]

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Managing lots of subscribed content – A “read-flow” | Reviewing Newsify and other apps

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Jessica is very much the book reader in our relationship. I, on the other hand, read quite a few rss feeds. However, it’s gotten to the point where I’ll have so many unread items (probably from too many subscriptions), but I also don’t want to just go and mark them all as read and start fresh, […]

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You Men and Your Sales – Realizing I Knew What I Wanted All Along

This is post was brought on mostly from watching Mad Men and it triggering a connection in my life that I never realized was so direct. Back before I was going to school for photography, back before I was in the sciences, I had the notion in my head that I would fit well in […]

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Style or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Just Shoot

Sometimes I feel like this 'style' thing is just a lie. I'm Jennifer Aniston in Office Space and someone is telling me I need to express my flair with button... or maybe photoshop actions in this case. That is not 'a style'

As creative people, artists, etc. we have a natural urge, a tendency, to stand out from the crowd. On top of that, in terms of surviving as business people we also must stand out from the competition. LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman said we have to “find a way to add value in a way no […]

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Bucking Tradition and Creating Your Own Mold

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We live our lives according to a lot of customs and mores, expectations that have been ingrained in us since we were young kids: everything from gender roles to manners and  the rules of the road. Obviously, many of these rules are in place to keep our society safe and orderly, but some of them […]

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Snapseed Mobile on sale till June 7th! | Emergency Blog Post

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Hey all, very short and sweet post from me today! I just thought I should let everyone know of a fantastic deal going on until June 7th. Snapseed is a photo editing app for the iPhone (coming soon on Android) created by Nik Software. Before this deal I was thinking of actually purchasing this app […]

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