... an indie business owner slash entrepreneur slash graphic designer trying to find my way (emphasis on MY, not way) to earn a living and do it beautifully. you can find my wares at upupcreative.com or on etsy. i'm also a designer for snapfish and minted.
... a former college teacher and ph.d. student (in english) with a thing for words and a need to speak the truth
... mom to evan (who turned four in june '11 and who cracks me up, frustrates me, and amazes me on a daily basis) and emily (who is the sweetest baby ever ever ever - she will be 2 in december '11)
... married to a lawyer. enough said? nah... i'm just kidding. married to brian (who is awesome and just happens also to be a lawyer) for six years as of june 2011.
i originally sketched this in my notebook and planned to embellish it before turning it into a desktop wallpaper, but the more i played around, the more i fell in love with just the original sketch, rendered a bit sketchily and in graphite gray.
download it and imagine that i drew it right on your desktop.