Creativity, Turbulence & Holism

Creativity, Turbulence & Holism

Creativity, Turbulence & Holism   Last week we discussed the following image, taken by a NASA probe near Jupiter.     Scale   A remarkable characteristic of this image is that, if I didn’t tell you what the scale was, it would be hard for you...
Creativity & Turbulence

Creativity & Turbulence

  Turbulence: The Handmaiden Of Creativity   We recently came across the following image, taken by a NASA probe near Jupiter.     It struck us as very painterly, though it is not the work of any human artist nor of any common materials. It is Nature...
Creativity, Pareidolia & Finding Patterns

Creativity, Pareidolia & Finding Patterns

Creativity, Pareidolia & Finding Patterns   This post is about the art of seeing what is not there. As we have mentioned in several recent blog posts, we have been playing online word games as one of many coping mechanisms during the pandemic. We’ve found...
The Search For Creative Perfection

The Search For Creative Perfection

  The Search for Creative Perfection   Why is perfection so hard? And why does it seem to get harder the closer you get? As a competitive swimmer in the late Pleistocene, Bruce noticed this in terms of the amount of time it took to swim a standard distance...
William Tell & The Spices of Creativity

William Tell & The Spices of Creativity

  William Tell & The Spices of Creativity   The other day, I was refilling spice jars.  We go through a lot of herbs and spices here since cooking is serious business in this household- so much so that we contact our local hippie grocery store, The Herb...