"The building behind me serves as a moral compass, not only for our country but for the world. And over my dead body are we going to find trash pouring out of these trash cans," he said. “At the end of the day, we are the stewards of these buildings that are memorials.”
BOSTON SIGNAGE PROJECT (23 of #100bostonsigns) Vintage Quaker Oats #ghostsign is clinging to life but still proudly displayed on an apartment building on the corner of Cambridge and Grove Streets. (Taken with Instagram at Villa Mexico Cafe)
Another great shot taken by fellow ghost sign fan Keith Sliney (@pantone356), as part of his 100BostonSigns project.
Use the right tool for the job, of course. Less obvious is how often the right space can influence productivity or positively contribute to the success of a job.
When we moved into our new home and I needed a private and quiet place to work and take phone calls, I commandeered the storage space below the basement stairs. I dubbed it the Man Cupboard.
About 6’ long and 3.5’ deep, it offered enough space to mount a length of oak countertop for desk space. I had a power source, two small lamps and a door that could shut behind me. It was a strangely productive workspace despite its appearance.
So it shouldn’t have come as a surprise to me when I recently stumbled upon articles about writing rooms, writer “sheds” and the importance of designated writing spaces. Below are some links on the topic…