Working in the House, Not Housework

The other day I met a friend for lunch who also works at home. She was dressed up for our informal date so I asked why.  She explained that she…

Sick Days and Snow Days

That is my backyard. And I don’t live in Boston or Vermont. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re aware that the east coast has been hit with massive…

The Design Graveyard

Here is a secret that most designers won’t tell you. We can resurrect the dead. It’s true and it doesn’t occur often, but when it does, we have good reasons.…

Almost a decade of holiday cards

Were you lucky enough to receive all of these from 2005 onward? Here’s a look at my holiday cards from the past 8 years. Keep your eye on the mailbox…

Back Up Plan

I recently had a dream where I was robbed. A thief had broken into my house and stole my laptop and all of my external hard drives. In one crushing…

Back to work…

Just as baby Abby gets interesting and generally a joy to be around, I must return to my keyboard and mouse. If you have children you may remember the descent…

Welcome Abigail (Abby) Diehn!

I wasn’t kidding when  I said the baby is coming! Announcing the arrival of Abby Diehn on Feb. 28th at 2:58 am, weighing in at 7lb 6oz. All is well…

No really, I’m going to have a baby

I’m getting worried. I have about 15 projects that are in various states of completion and I’m only a few weeks away from my due date. One of these projects…