Showing posts from February, 2012

There's just not enough pop ups in the world...

I love paper.  I have loved paper since as long as I can remember.  In fact, one of my first memories as a kid was making crafts, and not the glue and macaroni kind but folding paper and learning the art of Origami.  I remember being friends with a little Asian boy in my kindergarten class in Anchorage Alaska, at the Anchorage Christian Schools (obviously a private Christian facility) that was part of my parents' church, Anchorage Baptist Temple , and while I can't remember why (maybe it was my birthday) his mother brought me a package of origami paper and a simple origami book.  That was it, I was hooked.  I love the smell of the origami paper (if you've ever worked with it you know what I mean) and I was fascinated at how with a few simple folds and absolutely no cuts we could make amazing things...frogs that jumped, balloons you could actually fill with air (though they of course would not float).  The sky seemed to be the limit.  I wish I could remember the little boy&

Here's to New Beginnings....

Well, here we are again.  I am in a funk and I have somehow found myself back here on the blogasphere...I've attempted (and been somewhat successful) at maintaining a blog for various experiences in my life.  I did a really good job blogging about being in Saskatoon Saskatchewan in 2008 with Phantom of the Opera, an okay job at it while on the road with Star Wars in Concert (although to be fair we didn't always have an internet connection) and then somewhat sporadic with our Eddylow Blog ...I should probably get back to that at some time... I am a successful "blogger" when I feel really passionate about what I'm writing about...and I think with the recent changes to things Mick and I are doing (or in my case NOT doing) I have the time the energy and the want to really start writing consistently. I pretty much have a running commentary in my head from dealing with the people I live and work with here in the Windy City, ideas for a million craft ideas and a rant