31 JAN 13
Signed up for my first DSLR photography class. March 2 at Mike Crivello’s.

30 JAN 13
Last summer Kate Murphy of The New York Times interviewed me about an essay I wrote about a 1952 cookbook I found at the Milwaukee Public Library bookstore for a story she was doing on cookbook marginalia. Kate’s story ran today in NYT‘s Dining & Wine section. I’m honored to be a part of it.

29 FEB – 3 MAR 12
Took a train to Chicago to attend the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Conference & Bookfair. It was life-changing.

3 DEC 12
I have a Tumblr now! I take a lot more photos than I can use here, and this is where they live.

25 DEC 12
Received as a gift from my husband my first serious camera:  a Nikon D3100 SLR (Single Lens Reflex) Digital.

16 JAN 13
After a year-and-a-half hiatus to write, back to teaching I go. I’m looking forward to getting back into the classroom.

4 JUN 13
A beloved long-time client has hired me to travel to three cities to work on a corporate video project. Off to Asheville NC, Oklahoma City, and Seattle I go. It’s my first time to the Pacific Northwest and I’m really excited.

25 JUL 13
Torn Soul played Milwaukee’s prestigious Jazz in the Park.

24 AUG 13
Received an email from my Web host that my site “has been successfully migrated to the new server!” This came as a surprise to me. My site is running very slowly. Some subscribers can’t load it at all.

2 SEP 13
John and I head to the Pabst campus at 9th & Juneau in downtown Milwaukee for a photo shoot to try out my new tripod.

13 DEC 13
I have a new Web host! My site’s running fast again! Yey! Infinite thanks to 1&1 Website Solutions and MojoWeb Productions for the new space.

15 JAN 14
Time to get back to teaching, starting with four Pre-College English courses for winter semester. All in a row.

26 JAN 14
Took a whole bunch of great pictures down by Lake Michigan starting today, and all winter long. Cold.

13 MAR 14
Started a new part-time job administering and proctoring nursing school entrance exams (TEAS), as well as COMPASS reading comprehension and Accuplacer English and math placement exams.

2 JUN 14
Hired by a corporate client to interview people in Des Moines and Belmond, Iowa; Asheville, North Carolina; and Greenwood, South Carolina for a big video project.

26 JUL 14
I did not go to my high school class reunion.

3 SEP 14
Been wanting to do this a long time: joined MKE Creatives for their monthly meeting at Anodyne Coffee in Walkers Point. Guest speaker: blogger, foodie, businesswoman and former fellow grad school classmate Lori Fredrich. Excellent time.

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