There exists a a very long, even for us, working title of a jargon dictionary Lonnie Hanzon and I are compiling. Here's a few extrapolations on beginning, the cycling of a beginning, or sort of...
• Acedia: "a state of restlessness and inability either to work or to pray,"
Discussed in Maisel's Fearless Creating. Seems to be the moment between the grounded plane and the flying plane. There is enormous energy trying to get the plan off the ground. Once you are in the air, you can react to being in the space, in the context to create something. Beginning is sometimes a forced exertion of momentum.
• Product; Product is not art, it’s the result of art. You can criticize product. Art, to whatever degree is a process. It begins in the heart and the mind with the eyes and hands. see- PROCESS.
• Now; As in The Now. The very now gets very old very fast and starting from scratch can be old news to begin with. So begin with something that is already on the designated design path that will get you there sooner than now so you can say you’ve been there later.
•Ready-Fire-Aim; The ability to start before you are altogether ready in order to initiate a beginning. Available in stores soon.
Okay, all right, I will now try something I’ve never attempted,
(do I hear a drum roll?) if the video doesn't work out, here is the link...
Centraal Station Antwerpen gaat uit zijn dak!
...and just TRY not to get a lump in your throat.
(so, I can't work this, are there easy instructions, anyone?)
I did it, I did it!
When the war of the giants is over, the wars of the pygmies will begin. -Winston Churchill
Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in awhile, or the light won't come in. -Alan Alda
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. -Wally Disney