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Tue Jun

A Memorable “Welcome” Note for a New Employee

Just a nice feel good note left for a new employee reminding him/her that it’s ok to be a human instead of a productivity robot. I think everyone needs to…

New Manager Note

Just a nice feel good note left for a new employee reminding him/her that it’s ok to be a human instead of a productivity robot. I think everyone needs to take a break from reading their “10 Ways to be More Productive” articles in the morning, and read this instead.

 

It’s ok too..

  • Say “I Don’t Know”
  • Ask for more clarity
  • Stay at home when you feel ill
  • Say you don’t understand
  • Ask what acronyms stand for
  • Forget things
  • Introduce yourself
  • Depend on the team
  • Ask for help
  • Not know everything
  • Have quiet days
  • Have loud days, to talk, joke, and laugh
  • Put your headphones on
  • Say “No” when you’re too busy
  • Make mistakes
  • Sing
  • Sigh
  • Not check your email out of hours
  • Not check your email constantly during hours
  • Just Slack it
  • Walk over and ask someone face-to-face
  • Go somewhere else to concentrate
  • Offer feedback on other people’s work
  • Challenge things you’re not comfortable with
  • Say yes when anyone does a coffee run
  • Prefer tea
  • Snack
  • Have a messy desk
  • Have a tidy desk
  • Work how you like to work
  • Ask the management to fix it
  • Have off-days
  • Have days off

 

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Wed Feb

Glow Worms

This piece is based off of a Winston Churchill quote  which I found really funny. you can find the quote below. We are all worms. But I believe that I…

This piece is based off of a Winston Churchill quote  which I found really funny. you can find the quote below.

We are all worms. But I believe that I am a glow-worm.

-Winston Churchill

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Wed Feb

Watercolor Practice

This card was actually an accident. I was practicing some stipling, and other techniques, and I just happened to like what it looked like when I came back to my…

This card was actually an accident. I was practicing some stipling, and other techniques, and I just happened to like what it looked like when I came back to my desk the next day.

This just goes to show you that sometimes you don’t recognize the beauty or value something has until you view it in a different perspective.

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Mon Dec

How to Build a Mailbox Snowman

To build a mailbox snowman follow these 3 simple steps: Find a mailbox. Build a snowman around it. Put a funny hat and scarf on it.

To build a mailbox snowman follow these 3 simple steps:

  • Find a mailbox.
  • Build a snowman around it.
  • Put a funny hat and scarf on it.

snow-man-mailbox

fat-snowman-mailbox

Animated-gif-snowman-mailbox

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Snowman-Mailbox

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Sun Jun

Bricco and La Panetteria for Lunch

This weekend I stopped by Bricco, an Italian sub / specialty foods store in the North End, and ordered the Panino. After visiting Bricco, which is hidden down an alleyway…

This weekend I stopped by Bricco, an Italian sub / specialty foods store in the North End, and ordered the Panino. After visiting Bricco, which is hidden down an alleyway almost out of site, we stepped next door to the equally hidden La Panetteria where I picked up an olive baguette. Regan and I ate in the park where it was absolutely beautiful out, and enjoyed some gelato after the fact!

I can’t believe more people don’t know about this diamond in the ruff. Both La Panetteria and Bricco were fairly busy, but it all seemed to be native Italian speakers. I found it added to the authenticity of the stores, and I really hope it stays that way!

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Wed Nov

Cider Rum Punch Recipe for Fall 2013

This recipe is from Versus from My Kitchen  Ingredients: 8 ounces dark rum 3 ounces lemon juice 4 ounces thyme simple syrup 12 ounces apple cider 4 ounces water 4 ounces club…

This recipe is from Versus from My Kitchen 

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces dark rum
  • 3 ounces lemon juice
  • 4 ounces thyme simple syrup
  • 12 ounces apple cider
  • 4 ounces water
  • 4 ounces club soda
  • 8 dashed of Angostura Bitters
  • sprigs of thyme, garnish
  • apple wheels, garnish

Directions:

  1. To make thyme simple syrup, combine 2 cups sugar, 1 1/2 cups of water and 6 thyme sprigs in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring up to a boil and reduce to simmer, until the sugar has fully dissolved, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and place the syrup in the fridge to cool.
  2. Place all the ingredients in a large picture or carafe with ice and stir.
  3. Fill your glasses with crushed ice and fill. Place a sprig of thyme inside and put an apple wheel on the rim.
  4. Serves 6.

Copper Cider Rum

Cider Muddler Rum

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Wed Nov

A Sangria Recipe for Fall 2013

This recipe is from Pretty Plain Janes Ingredients: 2 honeycrisp apples One 750-milliliter bottle unoaked Chardonnay 1/2 cup peach brandy 1/4 cup raw honey 2 oranges- 1 quartered 1 lemon…

This recipe is from Pretty Plain Janes

Ingredients:

  • 2 honeycrisp apples
  • One 750-milliliter bottle unoaked Chardonnay
  • 1/2 cup peach brandy
  • 1/4 cup raw honey
  • 2 oranges- 1 quartered
  • 1 lemon – quartered
  • 1 lime – quartered
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 quarter-size slices of fresh ginger
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Ice
  • Club soda

Directions:

  1. Peel, core and chop one of the apples. In a pitcher, combine the Chardonnay, brandy and honey. Add the quartered orange, lemon, lime, cinnamon sticks, chopped apple, ginger and cloves and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Strain the sangria into a pitcher. Peel, core and chop the remaining apple. Peel, section and chop the remaining orange. Mix the apple and orange in a bowl.
  3. On a small plate, blend the sugar and cinnamon. Moisten the rims of wine glasses with water (or simple syrup) and dip in the cinnamon sugar to coat. Fill the glasses with ice. Pour in the sangria until three-quarters full. Top with a splash of club soda. Garnish with a spoonful of the chopped apple and orange.

Fall Sangria Cups

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Fall Sangria Mix

Fall Sangria Featured Picture

Fall Sangria Cups

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Thu Aug

Curated 8/30/13

   

Tetris Blocks in the Sky

Pastel Sunset

Skyscraper

Scraffito Head

Crying Eyes

 Watercolor Woman

 Typography

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