Author: christopher-pollard

Lifelong Ticket to Fly Anywhere

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport: Photo : Christopher Pollard 2019

Touching story. Unlimited air travel to anywhere for the rest of my life would be a wondrous dream…albeit I would much prefer Delta & the SkyTeam Alliance.

Source: My father had a lifelong ticket to fly anywhere. Then they took it away

Product Designers Should Master These Soft Skills

If you leave with only one thing from this article, remember this — a messy mind will result in a messy product and communication. Always try to remove the clutter from your thinking because it will impact the result. Stray away from using too much jargon, complex writing, talking only to sound smart, and bloating your product with useless features.

Source: 5 soft skills every product designer should master

18 Years

9/11 was a profound moment for my family.

What I witnessed from afar my wife survived up close.

The events on that fateful day has left an indomitable impact on us.

Over the past 18 years, we’ve experience million’s of moments; good, bad, joyful, heart-wrenching and everything else in-between.

September 11, 2001 still seems like yesterday.

Plastics, It’s What’s for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Powerful creative by Grey Malaysia, for the World Wildlife Foundation, that shows fairly clearly how pervasive microplastics have become part of what we eat, drink and breath. I’m eating at least 6 grams of plastic a week. See for yourself how much you’re consuming at

Duck Duck Gray Duck…It’s Just a Better Game

It’s one of the surest ways to gauge who is a born-and-bred Minnesotan and who is not. Ask them what comes after “Duck, Duck …”

The correct response, as all true Minnesotans know, is Gray Duck.

Source: StarTribune: Why are Minnesotans the only ones to play Duck, Duck, Gray Duck?