Random Things

Emeryville General Plan Workshop

Emeryville General Plan Workshop Last night I attended a workshop for the City of Emeryville, and we did a participatory design activity. It was interesting to see the different mindsets…

care for the ones you love

I was at a meeting a week ago, and the hostess offered me the carafe of coffee to take home. How could I pass that up? Only when I got…

that 80s song

 Yes, it's that 80s song Originally uploaded by kateruttr. Not everything that ends up on the hand is worthwhile. But really, I just couldn't risk losing track of this song…

“budgetarily” is not a word

 This is not a word  but that doesn't mean that it should languish in non-usage. Try to use this next time you have a meeting. Go ahead. I dare you.…

thanks to Peter for the latest moniker

On Friday in Signposts, my colleague Peter at Adaptive Path announced my new-but-mighty blog to the AP community. It was positioned as "the musings of a scarily synthetic thinker." I'm either…

The Um Tote

Original image on flickr, uploaded by kateruttr. Amanda has the most amazing bag. It's one piece of felt with 2 zippers that run alongside the entire edge. When zipped, it makes…