Posts tagged "inspiration"
Ingenuity at work, work, work

Ingenuity at work, work, work

The corn has been har­vest­ed and dried on the patio, and now to remove the ker­nels from the cobs. One of the women we are work­ing with on the stove project showed us how they go about this process. Such a sim­ple but effec­tive design, and still an incred­i­ble amount of work, all by hand. They...
Hours 1-2 of 10,000

Hours 1–2 of 10,000

Before I can run off and join the cir­cus instead of just being an acro­bat groupie, I have to start tak­ing some lessons. Good thing for me that I have a friend start­ing up a school, and I have a few web skills to barter for class­es. Time to get on the silks! (Or hope­ful­ly soon I will know all the real lin­go)....
Late night banana-cart chronicles

Late night banana-cart chronicles

It was late. Not so late that the streets were emp­ty, but emp­ty enough for a lone roast­ed banana-cart sales­man. From out­side my front win­dow, I heard a scream­ing whis­tle that impelled me to the front win­dow to inves­ti­gate. Look­ing down to the street I imme­di­ate­ly rec­og­nized the source, but it was still a strange sight for my street. Mine...
Ingenuity inspiration

Ingenuity inspiration

I looked up the def­i­n­i­tion of inge­nu­ity to make sure I was think­ing about it prop­er­ly. in·ge·nu·i·ty (n): the qual­i­ty of being clever, orig­i­nal, and inven­tive. (from googling “def­i­n­i­tion inge­nu­ity”) Turns out I knew the def­i­n­i­tion. Know­ing the def­i­n­i­tion doesn’t change why I was think­ing about it. I can believe that some­times I am each of the qual­i­ties, but not...