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.

school supplies

At the end of summer, when I was a kid, I’d keep my eye on the Sunday newspaper. It had ads for great sales on

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need a lift?

“If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.”– Booker T. Washington This goat sculpture had no idea they would be supporting a

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on the look-out

“Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves come when life seems most challenging.” – Joseph Campbell Each of us is having an individual, distinct experience

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not quite blending in

What happens when you’re built for camouflage, but you’re out of your normal habitat? You know, the one where your camouflage works so that you

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Like most everyone, I have moments of feeling stir-crazy during this time of “sheltering in place”. One evening, I was reading a history book for

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