Weakness = Strength, or "How My Globe Collection Began"

In the spirit of a deficiency becoming an asset when circumstances change (e.g. Malcolm Gladwell's book, "David & Goliath" or the academic paper: "The Strength of Weak Ties", I collect globes and some maps because my knowledge of geography used to be so poor. We'd moved fairly often when I was a child and, while I'd taken Canadian History a few times in my youth, I'd never studied international geography or even many cultures by the time I finished high school. ...


I find Pinterest is like a visual Tetris® game that combines patterns, images, and an odd form of acquisition. It's a soothing way for me to capture things I like that inspire and amuse.