Category Archives: Smiles

Things That Make Me Smile No.181: Art and Nature

Enjoy this wander through the art of Andy Goldsworthy. He uses the colors, shapes, and forms of nature and organizes them into visually stunning creations. My favorite is the one at 1:05 in the video, though there were a number … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.180: Nature

The video reminds me of my wanders in Santa Cruz, CA, while I was in college. There are even glimpses of my school mascot :). Note: For the complete experience, watch this short film in full screen mode.

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Things That Make Me Smile No.179: Musical Storytelling

This video has passionate music I enjoyed, but the video itself has a story to tell. The words at the beginning set the stage for a powerful, evocative, and worthy lesson to absorb. You may need to pause the video … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.178: Big Cats

Big cats behave in much the same ways as their smaller cousins sometimes. Where boxes come into the picture, however, their weight is a complication. I hope you enjoy watching various big cats explore cardboard boxes, with varying amounts of … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.177: Doll Making

Watch Russian artist Michael Zajkov craft amazingly realistic dolls from line drawings.

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