outside the box

Boxes are so ubiquitous as objects that the word 'box' has almost become meaningless.  It’s the “nice” of nouns.  Or it has so many meanings, one blog post can't contain them.  Boxes are about the objects they contain, but they're also objects on their own.  Full of mystery, angst and humor.

objects of empathy

These last few weeks since the election I've been thinking a lot about empathy - where it's missing, how we can have more of it, why we develop it in the first place.  There's a lot to think about, but it's interesting that we can have empathy for objects...