Robert L. Peters

28 November 2012

You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.

—Robert Louis Stevenson


27 November 2012

SOVIET DESIGN | 1950 – 1980

Moscow, Russia

Best wishes and congratulations(!) to my longtime friend — Александра Санькова (Alexandra Sankova), Director of the new Moscow Design Museum — re: the opening on Thursday, 29 November 2012, of their first exhibition: SOVIET DESIGN 1950 – 1980

The Moscow Design Museum is the first and only museum institution dedicated to the discipline of design in Rusia—a “live, changing, mobile space… to collect, promote, popularise, classify, and initiate.”

Learn more here.


26 November 2012

Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.

—Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)


25 November 2012

Please help support… Movember!

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There’s less than a week left in Movember!

And Canada is once again leading the world in this awesome, quirky, follicly-driven global fundraiser to fight prostate cancer… with over $24 million raised so far this month.

I have grown one hell of a lot of facial hair over the past four-plus decades (as anyone who knows me can attest to) and this year I’m once again doing my “stiff-upper-lip” bit for this very important cause… please consider making a donation through me or one of over a million fellow Mo-Bros or Mo-Sistas around the world…

Thanks in advance…
here’s a big hug, along with

a big old scratchy smooch!

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24 November 2012

Easy come… easy go.

Barbara Kruger‘s Op-Art piece in today’s New York Times is very apropos.


23 November 2012

Today is… Buy Nothing Day

(aka ‘Black Friday’ in the USA)

Buy Nothing Day — participate by not participating.


22 November 2012

Thanksgiving in America…


21 November 2012

My karma ran over my dogma.

A “bumper-sticker quotable” from my cousin, The Honourable Madam Justice Bonnie R. Warkentin… (-:


20 November 2012

Bicycle Taxidermy…

(somewhere in the UK)

“An eccentric side project born out of too many sleepless nights at the Royal College of Art and a homesickness for the rugged Highlands. Bicycle Taxidermy first began on a couple of memento mori for my father’s once prized but long discarded mountain and road bikes…”


19 November 2012

We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend… So long as we love we serve; so long as we are loved by others, I would almost say that we are indispensable; and no man is useless while he has a friend.

—Robert Louis Stevenson (a diptych)

(Can you tell that I have become re-enamored with RLS? I came to love his books half a century ago…).


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