Bacana Notions is the name of our short ‘n sweet weekly blog. We aspire to have each Notion in some way capture the essence of the Bacana vision statement.

no·tion noun \ˈnō-shən\ an impression, a concept, a theory, a whim, or a belief held by a person or group

A Bacana Notion could spark a new thought or give you a grin in the middle of a long day.  It may even provide you with that helpful advice you’ve been waiting for.

the word of the day

My new favorite word is meliorism. It’s the belief that the world can be made better by human effort. This is a belief I’ve had

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soft focus

I was scrolling through my photos, trying to find inspiration for one of these notions. My first reaction on seeing this one was how lovely

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flying time

When I was a kid, Prince sang a song about 1999, and it blew my mind. The very idea of that year blew my mind.

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solitary thinking

“Solitude is a breeding ground for idiosyncrasy, and I relish that about it, the way it liberates whim.” – Caroline Knapp Everyone has a unique

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here for the monotremes

Here’s the thing. I’m a platypus person. Always have been, always will be. I don’t do favorites, but the platypus is my favorite animal hands

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