Life Lessons, Parts I & II

Posted in Making Magic on January 1, 2007

By Mark Rosewater

Working in R&D since '95, Mark became Magic head designer in '03. His hobbies: spending time with family, writing about Magic in all mediums, and creating short bios.

My favorite column of the year was actually two columns, but they were two parts of the same thing so I'm counting them as one. The column in question is "Life Lessons, Parts I & II". I wrote these two columns as a follow-up to my column where I compared my dating foibles to my design mistakes ("Topical Blend #1: To Err Is Human"). This time I explained about how lessons I have learned in my personal life affect how I approach design (as well as life in general). This column edged out "80,000 Words" (which I'm quite proud of) for my top spot of the year because I felt it had more substance and was more personal to me as a writer.

Enjoy (and you just might find a few insights into your own life).

Part I is here.
Part II is here.

These articles originally appeared on February 20, 2006 and March 6, 2006.

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