Tag Archives: solution

on the road to discovery.

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when the problem is that

you have to drive and carry all of your equipment

it calls for an unconventional solution.

 

“the intellect has little to do on the road to discovery.

there comes a leap in consciousness,

call it intuition or what you will,

the solution comes to you and you don’t know how or why.”

-albert einstein

cruciverbalist.

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 a wonderful surprise

from one cruciverbalist to another

this full-page spread crossword puzzle with 723 clues

what madness is this?

my dream come true. 

our whole life is solving puzzles.”

-erno rubik

cru·ci·ver·bal·ist  (kro͞o′sə-vûr′bə-lĭst)

n.

1. A constructor of crosswords.

2. An enthusiast of word games, especially of crosswords.

mind the gap.

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there should be a word

for the feeling you get

after you work many hours

to complete

a beautiful jigsaw puzzle

only to find

there is a piece missing. 

 

 

‘the historian has before him a jigsaw puzzle

from which many pieces have disappeared.

these gaps can be filled only by his imagination.’

-gaetano salvemini

 

 

solved.

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update

for those who wondered

right along with me

how i would solve 

this puzzle

when the symmetrical framing

was 

quite possibly built upside down

on a table too small to turn the puzzle

i opted

not to 

turn the table or tear down the walls or the house

instead

i accepted 

the opportunity

of  the additional challenge

offered up

and just built it upside down.

solved.

 

“creating something is all about problem-solving.”

-philip seymour hoffman