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Do you listen to music? Though I…

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The World Is in Your Hands

A lot of the time, making stock images is about making “readable” compositions…

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It’s That Time Again

As the first day of a new school year approaches…

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Our Connection to the Land

There used to be a time, particularly in the Western world…

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Shooting Stars

shooting star night sky By now, the image of a shooting star is something of a cliché…

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Bonding and Trust

Parent Measuring Child What I find most striking about this image is the child’s gaze…

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Taking Stock (Photos)

Mother taking temperature of sick childThroughout my career, many of the images I have produced are intended to serve as illustrations of general concepts…

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Electricity History

When Benjamin Franklin first started experimenting with electricity, the year was 1752, and the world had no idea that in 350 short years, we would be using electricity to fuel our cars, light our homes, and power our “magical” digital devices.

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Message in a Bottle: Not as Romantic as You Believe

Message in a bottle on beachDid you know that the oldest known message in a bottle was recently found on the coast of Perth, Australia?…

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Brain Training: Can It Change Your DNA Destiny?

Double Helix DNA strand. copyright Bill Frymire May 2005There are all kinds of apps out there for helping you “train your brain” – but do they really deliver on their promises? Brain training is supposed to help you improve your memory, process information faster, and help your general thinking processes. Consumers assume it will help stave off Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and general memory loss as they age. But is there evidence to back up those thoughts?

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Feng Shui for a Better Spring Clean?

kitchen with recycle box in itWe’ve all heard of spring cleaning, but what if you could take your house cleaning to the next level and clean up your “chi”? Most people have an idea about what Feng Shui is, but not really any depth of knowledge beyond the idea that you should arrange the furniture in different ways to help the energy in the home…

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Cycles: Spring and the Message of the Season

young girl planting a pine treeAs we cycle from winter to spring, the weather here this year is reluctant to go from snowy to sunshine…

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The Golden Hour

The Golden Hour: the time of day that comes around twice – it’s a time when the sun hits an angle with the earth and the light becomes magical…

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History of the Stock Market


What is the stock market, and why was it formed? For many people, investment is seen as a way to change their lives and assure their future. Some see only potential, while other see desperation and loss. In the past, the stock market was for the elite and the wealthy. So who formed the modern stock market, and what were their intentions?

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Colonizing Mars & Organic Matter in Space

On Mars, scientists have been finding evidence of early stages of a developing ecosystem since 2014.  This brings us to Elon Musk’s recent SpaceX launch and his future plans for Mars – that is, colonization.  So, if we were to colonize Mars, do we have safeguards in place to protect its burgeoning ecosystem?

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Brain Health: Is Smiling the Key?

Human Brain - top view with connections

Your brain is a delicate and intricate system, more complex than any computer we have developed. The ability to properly use your brain can be the determining factor in whether or not your golden years are truly “golden”. So, what can you do for better brain health?

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Earth Design: Geometry & Disaster Proofing in Architecture

aerial view of suburban neighbourhood - Portland Design is an integral part of the built environment that humans inhabit. We live in homes separate from nature, and in the developed world, we spend less and less time outside interacting with nature. This disconnect from the natural world has led to many developments in technology, but one of the most ancient principles of nature still seems to apply. When we design and build our own environments, the shapes that appeal to the majority of people still have their origins in nature’s example of symmetry, such as the fibonacci sequence, the golden ratio, or sacred geometry. Why are we drawn to these concepts? Perhaps nature is trying to tell us something…

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Hygge: the Cure for the Winter Blues?

Girl catching snowflake in her mouth. copyright April, 2005 Bill Frymire If winter has become less than enjoyable, why not try and take a page from the Danish, who have recently made their mark on the self-help section with bestsellers about their concept “Hygge”…

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Analog versus Digital

Digital technology has brought many wonders – connectivity, instant communication, the latest meme, Netflix, Spotify, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Skype, Google, and of course, YouTube cat videos. But a new movement is bringing back the analog…

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Resolutions Versus Small Changes

Bar chart and pie graph on gridResolutions are a tradition around this time. Maybe it’s the turkey coma, or the amount of Christmas cookies you ate, but for some reason you find yourself vowing to your nearest and dearest that “This is the year…

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