Category Archives: It’s all about me

Willkommen Daheim

I’m very excited to announce we have a new member to our family! We welcomed Janne, a German exchange student, to America this weekend. My daughter, her husband, and their two sons will be hosting Janne (pronounced Ya-na) for the … Continue reading

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5 Best Things about BOSTON

Telling a friend about my quick trip to Boston, I commented, “If you haven’t been, you should go!” And she said, “Why?” At first I was floored. I mean, WHY NOT? Boston is really cool. Then I told her why I thought … Continue reading

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Art Loss

*sigh* So, I lent two original pieces to a gallery for a Recycling Show. Very cool, right? I mean, I haven’t been focusing on the creation of art-art lately, but instead have been trying to work through the details of … Continue reading

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D’piphany

I had a d’piphany this morning. You know, a duh epiphany. Duh (ˈdə), interjection – used to express actual or feigned ignorance or stupidity Epiphany (i-ˈpi-fə-nē), noun – an illuminating discovery, realization, or disclosure When something comes to you in … Continue reading

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The Year of the Asterisk

2019 is a year worthy of notation. Whoo-hoo, right?! Where’s the party? No party, my friends. A year worthy of notoriety. This is the year I officially feel old. It kind of sucks. Six months into 2019 and I’ve lost three … Continue reading

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Permission to Cry

About ten years ago, I had an idea for a project that I hoped to gift to several of my friends who were dealing with deep and personal emotional trauma. Using the package design skills I’d picked up at NIU, … Continue reading

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Travel Days are the Worst

Funny, I had to do a search of my site to make sure I hadn’t already posted this blog. Because I think about it EVERY time I go somewhere. Travel Days are the Worst. The Rutger’s Conference was by far … Continue reading

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