3 posts tagged with "bridgeport ct"

"Coming Out"

May 18, 2018

Photo by Bill Derry

Years ago I discovered PechaKucha. It’s a storytelling style where you share a passion through concise storytelling - 400 second exactly accompanied by 20 images that you provide which are projected 20 seconds exactly.

It’s a challenge to create, but the finished story shines with creativity and uniqueness. It becomes a golden nugget that contributes to an evening of excitement for both the speakers and the listeners.  You’ll hear things that are being shared for the...

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Talk to Strangers

June 29, 2018

I was seated at a table ahead of a comedy show that featured Sinbad.  I shared with the woman seated at the next table, "I'm looking forward to this, I grew up with Sinbad."  She replied "Me too."

Over the course of the evening that simple exchange led to sharing she had been to the venue before, was an actress, did wardrobe consulting and one of her hobbies was kites.  

If I had not taken the initiative, I would have missed out getting to know my neighbor. 

I learned that she liked to...

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Around the Corner

August 31, 2018

I'm a regular at a weekly event where I connect with local farmers, entrepreneur, visual artists and musicians.  Here I network, enjoy a farm to table lunch, learn new things and meet new people,  I spend a quality hour and return to my day armed with fresh fruits and vegetables and exceptional experiences.

i learn about positive things going on, develop relationships with vendors and cross paths with interesting people and ideas.  It's never the same two visits in a row and I love it that...

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