The Alligator and the Pickled Worm

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Every year in Elementary school we were tasked with the creative endeavor of writing and illustrating a book. It was in those early years that I learned something pretty life-changing. I was a 1st grader at Cass Elementary, and I had just written a fantastic adventure starring Alli the Alligator. This feisty little crocodile was […]

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We can do it the Disney way, right?

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I had the privilege of attending an open house at the Walt Disney Animation Studios last night. A friend of mine has worked at the studios for years now, and has always had me absolutely salivating over the chance to darken the doors of the Sorcerer’s hat.

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Who are you calling Millennial?

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Last night, my dear friend Steph (a producer for a national talk show) and I got into a discussion about the Millennial generation. She had joked that I was on the oldest end of the definition, thus I should be a leader. I immediately steeled up. I am NOT a Millennial.

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Wait A Second, You’re an Actor?

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For the past few days, I’ve been helping out a friend who is casting a webseries for a major studio network. Before I tell you my curmudeongly observations, I must first offer you semi-satiating disclosure. At one point in my life, I would have given my left arm to be in that casting room, reading […]

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So, What Do You Like About Your Job?

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As I’ve been moving at a bit of warp speed for the last few months, I decided it was time to dial things down a bit when my most recent project wrapped. To keep myself busy, I’ve been working on life enrichment projects, these ones based in career development.

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Maternal Musings While En Route to My Mother

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As Mother’s Day quickly approaches, I’m touched by a few maternal thoughts… Last week, I received an email from my mom that my grandmother was nearing the end of her life. Her brain, which has been overtaken by dementia and Alzheimer’s disease over the last 10 years has given over to her body, which is […]

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Getting Crafty: Not So Terrible After All

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I haven’t been able to draw much more than a worm since.

Likewise, my painting skills and crafting skills need a bit of refining. So when I came across a particular DIY craft on one of my favorite design blogs, DesignSpongeOnline, I bookmarked it and decided it was going to be my “visual arts” challenge for early 2011. The challenge? Create a chalkboard globe.

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