Stopping to photograph the flowers

No doubt if you are reading this, most of your Facebook feed is like mine, an endless scroll of happy pictures of your friends’ kids and vacations. I love this,…

The Leisurely Artist

{addphoto1}Almost ten years ago my friend and I started this collaborative art project. It was 2007, I lived in Brooklyn, I was married with no kids and living a pretty…

Outsourcing

I’m not good at saying no to my steady clients. I fear they will walk away, find someone better, and leave me crying penniless in the dust. Unfortunately, they seem…

Time to Catch Some Shut Eye

I used to enjoy sleep, but since having kids I don’t get to do much of it anymore. But this week I was reminded why I need to sleep more…

Karmic Justice

I have a very distinct memory of being in my 20s and going out to dinner with my mom in a dimly lit restaurant. She grabbed the weak candle at…

6 Ways to Avoid Being a PITA Client or How to Win a Project with KV Design

Many of us are familiar with the project management triangle. You get two on the triangle and the third suffers (e.g., you want it cheap and fast, quality suffers; you…

Me, Only Better: My Modeling Story

I’m a model! Ok, I was a model for a half hour. A few weeks ago, a friend of mine saw a post on Facebook looking for women who own…

Bittersweet Goodbye

I’ve been told I’m a good teacher. My student evaluations consistently show highest marks with the only complaints being “uses too many hot keys” and sometimes “goes a little fast”. …