Quick logo roundup– Puerto Rico and the 1970s.

I love logos. There’s something about taking a business, an organization– whatever– and boiling it down to an icon or a wordmark that really appeals to me. It’s like the ultimate Cliff’s Notes (side note– do they even make Cliff’s Notes anymore?). (After a quick Googling) Apparently they do. And they’re still made with those awesomely-almost … Read moreQuick logo roundup– Puerto Rico and the 1970s.

Create Something Every Day (#daily365)– for April 30

Wow. I was aware I had dropped the ball there for a while, but didn’t realize it had been almost 2 whole months. That changes today. I’m getting things back on track a step at a time. This is the first step. I’ve been thinking a lot about my high school years the last few … Read moreCreate Something Every Day (#daily365)– for April 30

Create Something Every Day (#daily365)– for April 15

Originally I had planned on doing something related to the Doomsday clock (something about “tax day, deadlines, that sort of thing), but scrapped it doing the “idea” stage. Then I got involved with prepping for a phone interview, and next thing you know, we’re on Sunday and I haven’t done anything for a couple of … Read moreCreate Something Every Day (#daily365)– for April 15

Create Something Every Day (#daily365)– April 6

Today, while enjoying the outdoors for a bit (read: doing yard work), the word “cucubano” came to mind, and with it a song (of the same name) popularized by Tony Croatto (and, if I’m not mistaken, covered by Menudo as well). In case you’re wondering what a cucubano is, the wiki entry (found here) sheds … Read moreCreate Something Every Day (#daily365)– April 6

Create Something Every Day (#daily365)– For March 17

So this extremely late piece will also dig into the obscure of my music catalog. It is the title of a piece by “El Combochorno Express”, the house band for Sunshine’s Café,  a sketch comedy show locally produced in PR during the late 80s (and, if memory serves me, into the early 90s). “Batutera” is … Read moreCreate Something Every Day (#daily365)– For March 17

Create Something Every Day (#daily365)– for March 11

Some thoughts on the CSED: There was a locally produced tv show in PR in the mid-late 80s called Sunshine’s Cafe. It was a sketch comedy show that satirized and lampooned society-at-large during that time. One of the more popular characters (and there were several), was “Vitín Alicea”, a poseur gym-rat wannabe (even though he … Read moreCreate Something Every Day (#daily365)– for March 11

Create Something Every Day (#daily365)– Feb 27

So, yesterday I decided to take on the works of a woman widely regarded as the #1 female poet in Puerto Rico. Today, I figured I’d take a stab at número dos. Turns out this choice was rather appropriate, considering the events of today. The woman’s name is Gabriela Mistral. Now, I have to admit, … Read moreCreate Something Every Day (#daily365)– Feb 27

Create Something Every Day (#daily365)– Feb 26

Today’s CSED is inspired by (probably) the best-known work (Rio Grande de Loíza) by  a woman who is widely regarded as the greatest female Puerto Rican  poet– Julia de Burgos. Funny thing, though. In giving myself a quick refresher on her life (I had not read up on her since high school), I found that … Read moreCreate Something Every Day (#daily365)– Feb 26

Create Something Every Day (#daily365)– Feb 21

I mentioned earlier– to no one in particular, and yet, to everyone at once (such are the wonders of the interwebs)– the State of my dinner, and a very good friend commented that I had created something good and my CSED couldn’t top it. Which made me think of all the times I had spent … Read moreCreate Something Every Day (#daily365)– Feb 21

Create Something Every Day (#daily365)– for Feb 16

I can tell Tuesday nights are going t0 be rough. At least until May In a word: Lost. By the time the week’s episode is over and I get around to sit in front of the computer (following a requisite, yet somewhat brief, post-ep discussion) it’s almost 11pm. Last night I had it all laid … Read moreCreate Something Every Day (#daily365)– for Feb 16