Sunday, November 6, 2011

Week 2 - iPhone 365

8 - colander fixtures at The Lucky Platter

9 - Sunday morning breakfast

10 - sick day

11 - fall colors

12 - watching TV

13 - CTA improvements

14 - Rumba Romance for fall

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Week 1 - iPhone 365

1 - coming home with the new addition

2 - fall flowers

3 - Aubrey's custom case

4 - working both thumbs

5 - view from the library

6 - Staff Potluck

7 - iYAMO

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

New project!

I'll be posting photos taken with my new iPhone 4S. I'm excited to see what I can do with it. 


Sunday, September 11, 2011


My journal entry from that day is below. There weren't many words to describe what I was seeing so I used photos found online in the days that followed. I was 21 years old and in my 4th year at NIU. 


A few weeks later on September 29th, the NIU Huskie Marching Band joined the University of Toledo Marching band at their stadium for a combined performance of "God Bless the USA" and "Stars and Stripes Forever". I still tear up when I remember the feeling of playing that piccolo soli. I barely got through it that day.

Tuesday, August 2, 2011


These ladies issued the challenge:
*above graphics are Katie's design
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    I saw Sherry post this to her site and then Emily (HGTV Design Star winner and Secrets from a Stylist host) mentioned it on Twitter. Both are ladies whose style and craftiness I admire. I thought it was a brilliant idea. I just had to decided which of my pins to take on. I ended up making sewing kit in a jar because I had just bought a bunch of little spools of thread and need a place to keep them besides a sandwich baggie!

    the inspiration