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This Metabook is Mega Cool!

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Jan 14, 2017 Advocacy, Career Mamma, digital story telling, Illustration, News, Photography, Storytelling , , , , , 0 Comments

Every once in awhile, I get a lucky break! This December I was in the right space at the right downtime. A colleague of mine named Tatiana Bacchus asked me to review a literary project for a new digital medium called a Metabook™. She worked as the Production Coordinator, and was so excited to tell [...]

Citizens, Not Shut-Ins!

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Jan 26, 2015 , , , , , , 1 Comment

For the last decade convincing Human Resources departments large and small to take the leap and to take a chance and hire a person with a disability was the focus of advocates far and wide…especially in Florida.  While the jobs figures for employees with disabilities are mixed, JVS Manager of Program Administration, Bob Parkinson said that [...]

When Inspiration Wins, Failure is Far, Far Away!

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Dec 11, 2014 News, Photography , , , , , 3 Comments

I am still recuperating from an amazing whirlwind experience at the FL SAND Annual Conference that took place from December 5 to December 7th at the Florida Mall Hotel and Conference Center in Orlando, Florida.  This conference is fully supported by the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council and the Arts In Action team plays a major role [...]

So Easy, A Kid Can Do It!

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Apr 22, 2014 digital story telling, News, Photography 1 Comment

Some of my favorite childhood memories are from times spent with my siblings and our cousins. We always played football, wiffleball or kickball together, ate lots of watermelon and had silly seed spitting competitions afterward. While the grown-ups talked, laughed and drank Italian sambuca into the night, we basked in the security of playing with kids [...]

The Amazing Bluetooth Teethers!

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Mar 10, 2014 Advocacy, Photography, Presentations , , , 2 Comments

I love interacting with college and high school age students. I love the energy that is apparent in the hallways and the cafeterias on campuses. Our country’s future right there, exposed, raw and beautiful.  Once I get past the attention seeking, shock value behaviors, once new students and I have had the chance to simmer [...]

Say “Cheese”! Annual Giving: Messaging With Images

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Feb 11, 2014 Advocacy, Colors, Illustration, News, Photography, Portfolio , , , , , 0 Comments

I have two local tax exempt clients based in Trenton, NJ that were looking for a new and different way to enhance their annual appeals. I suggested that we add photos of actual clients, programs and participants (you guessed it) IN ACTION!!  It was a no brainer for me and my SLR camera! I work [...]

The $500 Digital Story Solution!

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Feb 9, 2014 Illustration, News, Photography , , , , , 2 Comments

Well, I did it! I produced a 3.5 minute iMovie about our recent family trip to Punxsutawney, PA for Ground Hog’s Day. Here’s the thing, I completed the entire project on my iPad Mini. So why I was inspired to take this challenge? For a few years now I have been traveling around the U.S. [...]

A Day of Caring!

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Jan 13, 2014 Advocacy, News, Photography 2 Comments

One of my favorite places to be on any given school day is Millhill Child & Family Development in Trenton, NJ! What a lovely organization from head to toe! First, the organization is steeped with a long and successful history of supporting families in a city that has faced and is still facing many challenges. [...]