Here are a dozen photos from our recent family trip to Lake Superior’s southern shoreline around Duluth, and jaunt over to the Apostle Islands. This is a beautiful scenic area to visit; with one of the two aerial lift bridges of this style in the world, expansive naturally-occurring beaches that span for miles long the south shore of the lake, parks and scenic lakefront walking … Continue reading The Duluth Dozen
My son learned a valuable lesson recently about perseverance and hard work. He was just below the cut-off for admittance into the advanced math program for next year based on a set of criteria the school uses to divide the groups, and we were informed that he would be placed in the standard math program again. This year, he had been near the top of … Continue reading Perseverance and Hard Work Prevail
This past weekend the family made our annual pilgrimage up to Portage to Link’s Greenhouse Farm, to purchase potatoes and onions to grow, and also check out their perennials and tree selection. Even though we were a little early this year to see a lot of color with regard to the flower selection, this place is great for an adventure for the whole family, especially … Continue reading Why DID the chicken cross the road, anyway?
My first car was an olive green 1968 Plymouth Fury III four door sedan. My dad bought it almost-new, and it was well-used by him and my two sisters before it was finally handed down to me as I came of age to pilot this rocketship. (By the way, these photos are not of my actual Fury; mine was in much worse shape). This beast … Continue reading A passion for your craft drives you!
I saw these posters hanging on a door in Middleton High School this weekend. They are advertisements for the College of Creative Studies. Had to share… Stop designing or I’ll give you something to design about. And yes, art is an addiction. Continue reading First, you’re drawing. Then it’s the full-on graphic design.
In the words of Supertramp and now the Goo Goo Dolls’ excellent remake, “Give a Little Bit” of your time to others, and you will get repaid for your investment. Friday March 4th is Employee Appreciation Day, and a great time to tell the people around you are truly thankful for their efforts. As we march forth today, tell someone that the work they do … Continue reading Give a Little Bit as you March Forth!
Happy Holidays from Flying Button Design! Thank you for your support and kindness throughout 2015. As we fly into 2016, remember these words from the band Sugarland: We’ve come here with nothing And take it with us the day we leave The first and last breath don’t matter It’s all the ones that are in-between Make every moment count! Continue reading Buttoning up 2015; Flying into 2016