For the love of craft supplies

Typically when I walk into the craft supply store, I work hard to keep myself focused on the project at hand. I ignore the rows of colorful markers, the patterned card stock and the amazing textures of yarn that I don't even know how I would use. I don't want to fall...

That time an angel showed up in my driveway

During the past couple of weeks, my son and I have been collaborating to create a short film for a local film fest. I wrote the screenplay, and he has been focusing on his strengths of directing, cinematography and editing. I've spent most of my "extra" time this week...

All of my gorilla knowledge wrapped up in a blog post

Up until three weeks ago, I could take all of the facts I knew about gorillas and fit them neatly into one sentence. These days, I am an entire blog post full of gorilla knowledge, especially when it pertains to the specific family of gorillas living at the Brookfield...
Back when a giraffe was special

Back when a giraffe was special

I know it's been a few days since you've heard from your amazing self-recognized official gorilla birthing photographer, so I thought I better check in and let you know what has been happening around here. I've been laying low due to all of my fame and notoriety...

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Why I spent May on a scavenger hunt

Why I spent May on a scavenger hunt

Back in April, I was scrolling through Facebook when a post popped up from our local park district. They were promoting an event that immediately caught my eye. It was a photography "scavenger hunt." Participants would be given a list of items to find and photograph...

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