LwCHThe Long Road

Complementarity

LITCHFIELD, SC - Vacation can be a time for moments of insight and tenderness. One such moment came this week for me at a restaurant here in South Carolina called Studio Café. (You can see…
Christopher Long
December 30, 2011
TechnologyThe Long Road

New Media Habits

Facebook Originally uploaded by laikolosse A number of recent changes to the social media technologies I use daily force me again to reflect on the habits design decisions cultivate in us. The decisions made by…
Christopher Long
October 16, 2011
TechnologyThe Long Road

Making Google Smarter

The Wind is Beautiful Originally uploaded by cplong11 Nicolas Carr's article in The Atlantic, Is Google Making Us Stupid?, considers the impact new media technologies are having on human cognition. Although he recognizes the reciprocal nature of…
Christopher Long
July 13, 2011
LwCHThe Long Road

Beginning in Wonder

Aristotle, of course, famously said: "For it is by way of wondering that people both now and at first began to philosophize ..." (Metaphysics, I.2, 982b13-4). Tonight, ArtGirl began to philosophize. She wondered so eloquently…
Christopher Long
March 26, 2011
LwCHThe Long Road

The Big Oh-Five

Little Girl by a Little Girl Originally uploaded by cplong11 Today is DancinGirl's birthday and it has been a day of well, dancing. And on Saturday, at her princess dance party, we will dance some…
Christopher Long
November 11, 2010
LivingThe Long Road

Light in Motion

Four Running 2 Originally uploaded by cplong11 My father taught me to appreciate the subtle joys of photography back before everything went digital. In our basement darkroom, we used to develop the black and white…
Christopher Long
July 22, 2010
LwCHThe Long Road

Now She is Six

Today is ArtGirl's birthday and I am feeling the need to mark the moment with a few reflections about some of the things I admire about my daughter.She questions with assiduous tenacity and refuses to…
Christopher Long
May 11, 2010