J is for Jamie

A blog about life, design, and me.

The Little Things

Let me start by saying that I don’t do New Year’s resolutions. They seem to run the gamut from attention-whorish (“I’m done dating anyone who doesn’t deserve me!”) to gimmicky … Continue reading

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Epiphany Toilet 2: Hindsight is a Bitch

Let me tell you something people – hindsight sucks. The knowledge it brings you is priceless, but unfortunately it always arrives after you actually need it. And oftentimes it brings with … Continue reading

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How You’re Making Life Terrible For Graphic Designers

I came across this article by designer James Kurtz III today. Though he is using an episode of “Celebrity Apprentice” as an example, it feels relevant to the frustrations most … Continue reading

August 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Puppy Love

I’m sure you’ve seen this commercial. And if you’re anything like me, you immediately dive for the remote to change the channel before your heart breaks. But I always feel … Continue reading

August 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

“Everyone is replaceable”, you said?

Originally posted on Not another dinosaur.:
I’ve always been the rebel at the forefront of employee causes, raises, corporate freedom. I fought wars. I challenged CEOs. I initiated petitions and…

July 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

If You’re So Inclined, Part Two

So I’ve officially had my first encounter with the Manitou Incline. And all I have to say is—she’s an evil, vindictive bitch. See that picture of me above? That’s the … Continue reading

July 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

If You’re So Inclined, Part One

This past weekend I made the drive up Pikes Peak Highway with two of my oldest and best friends. This was my second trip to the summit (the first being … Continue reading

July 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

My Epiphany Toilet

Scrubs fans will appreciate this reference. (If you’re not familiar, watch this). Unlike Scrubs, however, my epiphanies come courtesy of a life event rather than a roof toilet. More specifically, my divorce. … Continue reading

July 11, 2012 · 3 Comments

‘Nuff said

This piece of artwork is a part of Jared Laham’s portfolio on Dribbble, and it brilliantly sums up one of my biggest frustrations with the marketing/advertising industry at present. Consumers … Continue reading

July 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Story of Jess & Russ

While researching a new web project, I stumbled across this beautiful website created by Jessica Hische and her fiancé, Russ Maschmeyer. Design nerds like me are no stranger to their work, … Continue reading

July 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

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