Jenna Draws.

I’ve found myself in a weird space. I’m trying to find my (new) passion. After 17 years of being a graphic designer, and knowing that that was¬†indeed my path, I’m now considering other avenues. Do I want to continue doing graphic design, but perhaps in different ways? Yes! Do I want to get back to […]

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let’s get stinko

Ever since it garnered so many awards, I’ve had HBO’s Mildred Pierce on my radar. I watched Part One a few months ago, and recently I’ve finally watched the remaining four parts. Here’s a list of things I love about it: 1. Kate Winslet; she does no wrong 2. it’s a period piece; I’m a […]

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family

So one of my new favorite shows is actually a couple of shows: Who Do You Think You Are?¬†and Finding Your Roots. Watching the ‘time travel’ and family revelations is so interesting. I think I prefer PBS’s Finding Your Roots because they actually feature both sides of the family tree and supply data based on […]

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I’m BACK!

I sort of lost my blogging way around about the time that I finally embraced Facebook. But I want to come back. I’ve missed this. Naturally, a lot has happened since my last blog post (hello, 2008). Fear not, I won’t rehash the nutty details (*cough* couch surfing for a year and a half and […]

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the law of murphy

Our canoe flipping over is the one wrong thing that didn’t happen…but it did happen to Grant and Ky. (And our cookies were in their boat! Man!) Things that went wrong on my recent trip to the Russian River: 1. We saw a sheep on the loose on Hwy. 12. This isn’t necessarily something that […]

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too cool

Another fine example of how absolutely cool and inspirational my friends are: Sasha makes these compilation CDs and distributes them to the deserving masses. I’m not quite sure of the criteria for belonging to this special group, but I’m so thrilled that I’ve been lucky enough to be included and received two of them now. […]

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how you say?

There are a few words that my dad pronounces differently than most folks. The funniest one is ‘chimbly.’ In case you can’t figure it out, that would be ‘chimney’ to you and me. But my late grampa (my dad’s father-in-law, a Cornell alumnus) put a stop to that pronunciation right away. At least, that’s how […]

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