In my endless quest to discover the meaning of life, I recently started a new position with a longtime Seattle lighting company. Things are getting off the ground slowly but surely, but most importantly I now have a steady paycheck and am not living off that scary, I don’t know when I’ll get paid, freelance life.
Norway for Newbies
Headed to Norway in the near future? Congratulations! If you’ve never been to this beautiful Nordic Country, there are some cultural and logistical factors to familiarize yourself with before you visit. Though there is a great deal of information out there on the internet, here is an intricate list of ideas to assist the process of planning a perfect trip!
See the travel tips on Norway and much more on Leonardo’s travel blog!
The power of vulnerability in your writing
As the son of hard working, Catholic Filipino parents, I had a different understanding of what it meant to be tough. My family wasn’t particularly affectionate, and as a whole, we rarely cried or showed any sort of emotion (Though my brothers will argue that I cried quite a lot.) In hindsight, we didn’t get hugged or kissed as much as a typical family, for better or for worse.
I bring this up because I believe our culture has a way of numbing emotion...
Tips for Inexperienced Writers
The art of writing, regardless of setting, can be seen as a means of expressing yourself, manifesting your emotions on a piece of paper or computer screen, or just simply communicating with another. However, for those who possess less than average writing skills, achieving any of those can be unnecessarily difficult. Improving this can be tricky if you don’t know where to start. Which is why I’ve included a number of strategies you can use to enhance your writin...
What Ghost in the Shell’s box office bomb should prove to Hollywood
The numbers are in, and the people have spoken: We’d like to see more diversity please! And we’re definitely not asking for a friend.
Ghost in the Shell made $18.7 million on its opening weekend, far below it’s modest $30 million expected range for U.S. moviegoers. Even considering overseas sales, this is a paltry showing for a movie that spent $150 million to produce.