Armstrong Decides to Stop Fighting the Charges

Photo from the Livestrong Facebook Page

On August 23, Lance Armstrong issued a statement.  Here's an excerpt of the statement, "Today I turn the page. I will no longer address this issue, regardless of the circumstances. I will commit myself to the work I began before ever winning a single Tour de France title: serving people and families affected by cancer, especially those in underserved communities..." Read more on the Livestrong Blog: http://blog.livestrong.org/

I don't know if he did or did not use performance enhancing drugs and I won't be speculating.  What is more important, in my opinion, is all the good he has done.  

The Lance Armstrong Foundations mission is to inspire and empower people affected by cancer.  They help people focus on living well.

I have a similar mission even though, of course, it's just lil' me.  I see hope through the ugly despair of cancer.  I believe I can offer those affected by cancer a different perspective through art.  

Let's focus on a cancer free future and move on.  Onward and upward.


Where do ideas come from?

The diversity of nature from microcosm to macrocosm can be a vast source of inspiration.  It has been a source of inspiration for scholars, scientists, and artists throughout time.

Biomimicry is a new term I just learned.  It can simply be described as copying nature.  But it's more than just copying, it is the scientific practice of studying systems and elements in nature to come up with new man made inventions inspired by nature.

Video of nature used as inspiration by biologists and engineers at UC Berkeley.



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