Imagining Reality

Calvin trying to excite Hobbes about sledding down a big hill
Calvin, ready to “…brave the descent”
Calvin imagining being able to time travel to skip his homework
Calvin spouting life goals.
Young Calvin in a space suit tells his Mom he is ready for anything the day may bring.
Calvin, in his space suit, is ready for anything.
  1. You have to be able to imagine that it can be real. If you can’t see it in your mind, if you don’t believe it to be true, then it’s not and it can’t be. As adults, we aren’t encouraged to use our imaginations as we were when we were children. I read a lot of books as a child and remember that using my imagination, I could envision any character, any story, any adventure. I did that same thing when my brother and I would play outdoors. As an adult, what we are taught to imagine are the rules, boundaries, and norms that help us fit in. So fun! Let your mind wander past these, and imagine who you might be. You might just recognize who you were before the crushing weight of adulthood led you to believe otherwise.
Calvin and Hobbes complaining about rules stealing their fun
Calvin and Hobbes learning those hard life lessons.
Calvin reminding Hobbes how great he will be someday.
Calvin, imagining his possibilities.



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Abby Mueller

Abby Mueller


I am a UX designer and storyteller. I infuse technology with purpose to engage, connect, and inspire in a unique and beautiful way.