Site Issues :-/

So if you’re seeing this, congratulations. The website went down a couple of days ago, and ever since then, some of my readers are seeing something that looks like this: I’m working on it, but I’m also on a business trip right now and don’t have a ton of time to devote to my personal…

Dear Santa (A Grownup’s Christmas List)

Dear Santa, I stopped believing in you at age 4, when I saw Mum & Daddy arranging my presents under the tree on Christmas Eve. However, for the sake of this letter, I’m trying to picture you not just as a jolly old man in a red velvet suit, but maybe as the representative of…

How To Know If You’re An Insufferable Twit (#1: Trolls)

Inspired by a recent conversation in real life, I’m starting a new series here on Compass & Quill called “How To Know If You’re An Insufferable Twit.” I’m sure I could come up with 20 things right now if I took a few minutes to ponder the issue, but at the moment I’d just like…

999 Followers!

Today I got my 999th follower on Compass & Quill – how amazing. I’m incredibly honored that so many of you are reading (if only every now and then). Thanks Roxana! Wonder who will be Reader #1,000? Update: Well THAT was quick! Thanks for being the thousandth follower, San Diego Beach Living 😀

The New Orleans ADDY Awards

My beautiful team of coworkers and I won two awards last weekend at the New Orleans ADDYs! We won gold for a leasing brochure produced for Time Warner Center, and silver for an integrated marketing campaign created for a local nonprofit called NO/AIDS Task Force. I had just started working at Cathedral Creative Studios when…