Monthly Archives: September 2014

Rising Tides

By Jim McCloskey As I announced in the last WaterShapes World blog, this edition of the newsletter carries a new/old name:  WaterShapes.  It’s a proud title, and I’m happy to bring it back knowing we have so much more to … Continue reading

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Stunted Expectations

By Jim McCloskey Back in 2007, I helped a friend through part of the process of updating the exterior of his five-unit horseshoe of courtyard apartments.  I was mostly there for moral support as he reviewed drawings and sought feedback … Continue reading

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Broadcast Merit

By Jim McCloskey Up until recently, I’d watched in frustration as watershaping failed to gain any significant traction on television.  Sure, pools and hot tubs and fountains and ponds have been featured components in more broadcast series than I can … Continue reading

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The Directory Is Back!

By Jim McCloskey I have the great pleasure of announcing that another major service for users of the WaterShapes.com web site is now fully up and running in streamlined digital form:  The WaterShapes Resource Directory, which we last published as … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

By Jim McCloskey I was juggling the content of the newsletter you have before you the other day when something hit me:  When it first appeared in May 2010, it made perfect sense to call this digital entity “WaterShapes EXTRA” … Continue reading

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Springing Back

By Jim McCloskey The news media have landed a few blows to watershaping’s chin in recent weeks. First there were stories about the fact that peeing in swimming pools is a really bad thing, basically because you shouldn’t breathe the … Continue reading

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Handoffs

By Jim McCloskey I have a couple things to point out about the newsletter surrounding this blog: [  ] This edition includes the introductory text for – and a link to – the twenty-first and final video in Eric Triplett’s … Continue reading

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