Let's Stay Connected

Fall is almost here. Pretty soon leaves will be turning brilliant colors, football will start, jackets will come out of hiding (for those of us in the northern states) and school will be in session. As we all settle in to routines, I hope you will stay connected. Here are some ways we can keep in touch. Facebook changed their [...]

How Many Days Left?

In the last season of The West Wing, there's an episode called 365. It begins with Leo calling the staff together to discuss strategy, and one-by-one, everyone gets called away by some crisis. The first scene ends with Leo standing alone in his office, then he turns and writes "365" on the white board. At the end of the episode, the President [...]

Saturday Is For Weddings

I love weddings. My little sister got married in San Diego in June and it was so much fun being a part of her special day. I discovered that weddings are about details--wow. One of my favorite experiences was spending the wedding morning and early afternoon with the rest of the bridal party (and moms) getting our hair and make-up [...]

How Books are Like Swedish Furniture (with GIFs)

I have a piece of pre-assembled furniture in my office. Well, several of them, to be honest... but specifically, I have one desk that is the bane of my existence. When I was first putting together this desk, I was new to the world of pre-assembled furniture, so I did my best to follow the directions, but something went wrong. [...]

Maybe the Coolest Thing Ever

We recently found a website called Gratisography, run by a photographer/designer named Ryan McGuire. He posts some really cool and quirky photographs that you can use for blogging/design without paying individual photo royalties. (He is also a designer himself, and I haven't done any research into that side of his business, but his photography is SO cool and fun.) We [...]