💻 If you read this blog, it is likely you consider yourself to be creative. Has your creativity tanked during the challenging times we’ve been living through? Geraldine DeRuiter‘s sure has, but it’s led her to notice the creativity all around her. Read How To Be Creative When Everything Is Bad
💻 Do you write? Do you ever feel blocked — the words won’t come? Johanna Rothman‘s perspective is that you’re suffering from fear, uncertainty, and doubt. She gives practical tips to push through. Read Writer’s Block: Don’t Allow Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt Into Your Writing
💻 During the pandemic our grocery bills went through the roof. Then I started shopping at Aldi, and they went right back down again. Nick Gerlich tells Aldi’s story. Read Lebensmitteleinkauf in Amerika
💻 They say it’s either money or sex that makes the world go around. I think rather that it’s investment, the kind we make in each other. Scott Galloway tells a story of a man who invested in him, and how it paid off. Read Cy Cordner
📷 Jerome Carter enjoys vintage Minolta gear. He recently acquired a Minolta SR-3 35mm SLR and put it through its paces. Read VMLP 7: The Minolta SR-3 — The Best Version of the Minolta SR-2?
📷 Countries in the former Communist bloc made film cameras, including some sturdy SLRs. But they never quite made the transition to autofocus. Praktica in East Germany came close, though. Stephen Dowling has the story. Read East Germany’s plans for a space-age autofocus SLR
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