Archive for the ‘Obiter dicta’ Category

“Obiter dicta” is a latin term that translates (pretty much) as “something that is said in passing”; it’s most commonly used in written court opinions.

This section of the blog consists of random thoughts and observations, quips, one liners, two liners, three liners, ideas, and whatever else I come up with that doesn’t warrant a more lengthy discussion.


Obiter dicta: Two Types of Writers

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

There are two types of writers in this world.

Those who use big words,

and those who use diminutive ones.

Your opinion

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

There are two sides to every story

which, of course,

doesn’t necessarily mean both are correct.

Obiter dicta: make art, not war

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

Art is a verb;

it’s something we do,

not something we horde, or put on a wall.

Art, like love, is something we make,

not something we buy and sell.



Take A Photo

Friday, November 8th, 2013

If we “take” a photo, what should we give in return?



Obiter dicta; abstract photos

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

What exactly is an “abstract photo”? All photos are abstractions.



Obiter dicta: artistic growth

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

The phrase “artistic growth” is redundant.


Obiter dicta; what ya thinkin bout

Monday, January 16th, 2012

I’ve yet to have a single creative idea come to me

whilst I sat in front of the computer.



Obiter dicta: of time and money

Friday, December 16th, 2011

Time is not money.


Obiter dicta: Art and social media

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

The difference in audience between a discussion about art

& a discussion about SEO and social media

says what about our priorities?



Obiter dicta: Blackened fridays

Friday, November 25th, 2011

“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing

the word sale.”

Edmund Burke Carl Donohue