December 14

      The Last Impression

      So much time and so many words are given to the importance of the first impression. And it is important. However, I think it is only important for a short while. In fact, after the first impression is made, there begins a series of last impressions that ultimately deserve equal or greater thought than the first impression. Let’s face it: If you have known someone for more than a few weeks or months, the first impression is long gone but...

      December 14

      The Last Impression

      So much time and so many words are given to the importance of the first impression. And it is important. However, I think it is only important for a short while. In fact, after the first impression is made, there begins a series of last impressions that ultimately deserve equal or greater thought than the first impression. Let’s face it:...

      November 12

      The Communication Artist Inside

      Observing an artist while she was working, I was impressed by the time and patience given to her next piece, which ultimately evolved into a beautiful painting. When painting, the artist will let the first layer dry, walk away, and come back to determine whether it needs more color in one spot, perhaps lightening another area, or to see if...