Learning + Doing


an instructional design blog

Love and laces

We didn’t do a ton of research to plan our honeymoon. All we really had in mind was: A) somewhere in Mexico where we won’t find a bunch of other American tourists, and B) ideally somewhere that Jessica (who has been to Mexico many times) hadn’t yet been. So within about 15 minutes of random Googling, we discover this delightful … Read More


Donut City

I’m not hungry. I will not have a donut. I do not need a donut. I had a large breakfast (mostly pizza and beef jerky) and I am a reasonable person. I do not need a donut. We step out of the car in front of Voodoo Doughnuts and the smell wafts over me. OK. Maybe a bite of a donut. … Read More


Thoughts from Wynwood

In 2000, I was wandering Miami with vague notions of visiting some place the guidebook called the “Fashion District.” I wasn’t too keen on fashion, but thought, “what the heck, it’s Miami, right?” It must be some place where I could watch super-rich people spend their money. Nope. What I found was a dead neighborhood of weird old clothing shops … Read More