Posted by | July 16, 2020
July 2020 Newsletter – We’re Halfway Done!

July 2020 Newsletter - We're Halfway Done! Hello summer! Hi from me and my baby cat Victoria. This is a recent photo of her on my lap while I work...

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Posted by | May 29, 2020
May 2020 Newsletter

May 2020 Newsletter 2020 has been wild. To be honest, May has been rough. It's been a rollercoaster of emotions on so many levels. I applied for the PPP and EIDL...

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Posted by | April 16, 2020
Making Colorful Things And Paying Taxes, April Newsletter

Making Colorful Things And Paying Taxes, April Newsletter Makin' it happen from home. This is where I am working from each day. #stayhome #quarantinelife I feel so fortunate to be...

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Posted by | March 18, 2020
Virtual Business and Social Distancing in March, 2020 Newsletter

Virtual Business and Social Distancing in March Be brave I wear this ring a lot. I've had this for a couple of years now and I look at it all the...

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Jolinda Smithson, graphic and web designer
Posted by | February 12, 2020
Feeling the Love In February, 2020 Newsletter

Feeling the Love in February What's it like taking the leap? To be honest, I didn't really leap. My freelance journey started in 2009 and at that time it didn't last much...

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Posted by | January 14, 2020
2020 Goals And Intentions, January 2020 Newsletter

January 2020 Goals And Intentions Dreaming about my year Each January, I take a few weeks to migrate the content of my previous year's Bullet Journal to the new one....

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Posted by | December 11, 2019
What’s up in December? 2019

What's up in December? Starting Off...All the Colors Did you see that Pantone announced the 2020 Color of the Year?! Drumroll's Classic Blue. I called it back in October when...

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Posted by | November 29, 2019
My first newsletter, November 2019

My first newsletter, November 2019 Hey y'all... I am sending this out to the folks who have worked with me or supported me in some way in my first 60...

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Posted by | January 1, 2019
Operation Upgrade, Day ?

After a somewhat shitty year - more on that later - I am resuming my operation upgrade to get a new website up and running. In the time that's passed...

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Posted by | July 8, 2017
BoostAthon 2017!

In service of CreateAthon 2018, this lovely group of people got together on Saturday, July 8 at the Charles Ryan Associates Speakeasy space. We worked on the website, file organization, social media strategy,...

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