Inspiration and Ideas


January 24, 2019

Sandra Becomes An American

What a morning it was.

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November 7, 2018

My Magical Trip To Morocco

Sandra reflects on an unforgettable experience, 10 years later.

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July 3, 2018

Choosing To Live Minimally and Intentionally

Selling my house was the best decision I ever made.

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July 27, 2011

Grillout Ponies!

Summer is more than half over — and we have not done enough grilling at Fast Horse! So we’re going to take advantage of of the weather while we can and grill out every hump day until the end of the summer. Come join us!

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July 5, 2011

Photography Leaps Ahead With Light Field Camera

A device from Lytro will dramatically change the way we take, manipulate and interact with photographs. Words don’t do justice to the light field camera, which Lytro hopes to debut this year. Best to just experience the power for yourself.

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May 18, 2011

Summer’s Here … And So Are The Booze Ads

A bottle cap that tells your Facebook friends you just cracked a Heineken. A liquor bottle you peel open like fruit. Alcohol brands — and their advertisers — are pulling out the stops this summer to get you to pick their poison.

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April 25, 2011

Fiverr Helps Me Find Some Good Eats In Chi-Town

Have you used You’ll find that a lot of people will do a lot for five bucks. Sandra puts Fiverr to the test in planning an eating tour of Chicago.

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March 15, 2011

We Can Help Japan

  Japan needs our help. Here are just a few ways you can donate to disaster relief efforts. American Red […]

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January 19, 2011

New Definition Of Design: Undesigned

Print, typography, web layout, branding, travel, architecture and online magazines are some of the topics that used to crowd my […]

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December 1, 2010

Procrastination Leads To Dirty Texting

“The Procrastinators” is a short film series by the Dutch duo Lernert & Sander. In the series, they interviewed artists, writers, fashion designers, filmmakers and comedians about their daily battle against procrastination. Maybe you think about having a first glass of wine. Maybe you think about getting a mocha latte down the block. Maybe you think about a certain song, but forget the name and blow an hour on Google. Maybe you think about the hideous wall paper in your basement. Maybe you don’t think at all. Whatever you were thinking about probably doesn’t help get your work done.

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