April 21, 2020

View of pigments held in the Forbes collection. Photo by Tony Luong for Artsy.

Fabrics-store.com is one of my favorite websites. They have extraordinary linens that won't break the bank. I've ordered numerous things from them. They also have a wonderful blog. Here's an...

June 4, 2019

When he said, "We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them," Albert Einstein calls on us to create our problems rationally, and solve them creatively. To do so requires changing established thinking patterns, and switching into a cr...

March 20, 2018

The equinox marks the time when the days and nights are relatively equal around the world, and in the northern hemisphere, it traditional denotes the first day of spring. Though today does not feel so much like it. But the sky is blue, the trees are budding, and when...

August 31, 2016

We work with many of our clients for years, developing close relationships and even becoming friends. Our client base expands to new companies when our clients move from one place to the next, continuing to use Shoot the Moon at their new organization.

This time an orga...

April 27, 2016


You’ve probably never heard of Kyle Drummond. He’s a charming self-proclaimed introvert who lives with his family in Ellicott City and is a full time software engineer. But in the evenings and on weekends, he indulges his passion for metalwork, creating one-of-a-kind...

April 27, 2016


When did my interest in crows first start? It’s hard to say. I was initially a fan of the birds of prey – specifically hawks, because they were common in my area. I would notice them on streetlights, wires, soaring high above me with the underside of their wings flash...

April 27, 2016


Eleven unmatched socks in varying states of decay.

I dress shirt, crumpled.

Four beer bottle caps.

One empty can of Natty Boh.

One full bottle of good beer.

Phone charger (doesn’t he need that?).

Two dice huddled in the dust where the desk had been.

Set of snowboard bindings...

April 27, 2016


My daughter had a friend visiting last night. Both are recent art school graduates. At 7 pm I came downstairs and sat down with a sigh.
“God, I’ve been working all day!”
The friend was astonished and dismayed and said, “You are just getting home at 7?”
My daughter lau...

April 27, 2016


Ever wonder what makes those wacky, creative types tick? How is it that some people seem to come up with all kinds of interesting, original work while the rest of us trudge along in our daily routines?

Creative people are different because they operate a little differe...

April 27, 2016


One of the most challenging tasks in the world of running your own graphic design business, whether as the head of a large agency, partner in a small firm, or a freelance designer is to write a comprehensive, articulate proposals when bidding on a job. How much inform...

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