Category: Life

Artifact Uprising – Your Year on Instagram

I’m a firm believer in printing images.  Images have become so disposable and fleeting on a screen that I worry we will loose our history of the snapshot. A lot of us live our lives on Instagram.  It’s become my … Read More

It’s Care Package Time Again!

To celebrate the completion of the first month of school, the first round of care packages have been sent. Most items were bought at the grocery store and World Market. The strawberry bento box I got on amazon.com. NOTE: In … Read More

The Dog and the Blog

Why have I been so quiet? This is what has been taking up all my time: Meet Sirus, the dog my child has left me with to raise.  He is an amazingly smart dog but is also high maintenance. Bad … Read More

Music Monday – The Mother of All

The official Bonnaroo lineup announcement is just two days away. I thought I would share some of my favorite images from the festival of all festivals, Woodstock 1969. Most of these images are of the crowd and the life. I … Read More

Janelle Monae Ryman Nashville ©Ginkaville

Best Shows of 2013 & Music Resolutions for 2014

January is the month for new starts and reminiscing. So before the new concert season begins, here are my concert highlights from 2013.  Out of the 22 shows I attended there were some winners and not-so-greats.  I didn’t walk out … Read More

Care Package for the Kid

The college kids have just gotten back in the grind after the holidays. Mine is where it’s cold and dreary so I thought I would brighten her week by sending her a sun-shiny care package. I started sending packages to … Read More

Monday Inspiration – Fight!

I struggle every day as a “creative”. It’s a painstaking process. I know a lot of my stuff, especially on this blog, is not the best in the world.  My grammar and punctuation sucks, I repeat the same phases too … Read More

Monday Inspiration – The Right Kind of People

It was a quiet weekend around the ‘Ville. Time to rest and recharge. I’ve been feeling overwhelmed and when that happens, it’s hard to be creative.  I feel fortunate that I have a pretty big posse of people I can … Read More