Photo Essay: Texas Adventures

Every time I go on vacation now, I end up bringing my camera. I love capturing moments, and finding extraordinary ways to view the everyday. Because I have family in Texas, I get to travel around it a good bit. These photos capture some of my favorite memories of family Read more…

Finding Your Purpose As a Freelancer

“My purpose is to   (action verb)   others to   (something really awesome)  , and I do that through    (my art)  !” Finding your purpose, as an entrepreneur is the greatest thing you can do for your career. It will drive everything you do, every client you work with, and every goal you work towards. As Read more…

Where’s home, Gypsy?

So, I finally moved out of my parents’ house again, thank God! …Only problem is, I kinda sorta left without making any actual plans. Like a job. Or a place to stay. So I guess that makes me homeless. Having no home is one thing, though. Taking your home with Read more…

The Flight Before Christmas

It was Christmas Eve, and I was stuck in San Francisco without my sisters or a plan. But somehow, that was okay. We were flying home after visiting family in California. We had a connecting flight to San Francisco and then back to Chicago. With forty-five minutes in between flights, I Read more…

Challenging you to a “Holiday Miracle”

At 8:30am on a Sunday morning, I took the train down to Chicago to hand out food and clothes to the homeless with some friends. I had been asked to donate whatever I had, so I set off with two plastic bags of socks, gloves, hats, scarves and sweaters, my Read more…