family is story


How to be a Great Social Media Storyteller, Notes from Digital Atlanta

As mentioned last week, I recently attended Digital Atlanta, a social media conference held at Atlantic Station. My favorite session, by far, was “How to be a Bad*** Storyteller” by Julie Maratek the social media and community manager for Atlantic Station. Following in bullet-point form, […]

Five Digital Trends: Notes from Digital Atlanta

For the week of October 7-11, I daily commuted to Atlantic Station for the fourth annual Digital Atlanta Conference. In my position at work, I’m branching more and more into uncharted (for me) social media territory. Judging by the sessions DA offered, I knew I’d […]

Watch: “Glas”

My husband and I enjoy glass art. I love to look at it, Nathan loves to look at it AND create it! He passed along this charming video about glass—from glass blowing to mass production. There is no commentary, just wonderfully matched music to make […]

Magic Hour Foundation: Providing Photography Sessions for Cancer Patients and Survivors

When my copy of Columns arrived in the mail, I was excited to see the cover picture of a former classmate holding his daughter and laughing. The joy on their faces in the photo was a vibrant expression of the celebration of her life—a life […]

Are You My Typeface? by Jesse Austin-Breneman — Kickstarter

As the daughter of a printer, I learned from an early age the important place typeface has in good design. For all you designers and appreciators of well-designed materials, I pass along this jewel of a Kickstarter campaign: Are You My Typeface? by Jesse Austin-Breneman — […]