the making of a book

I’ve recently signed on with a not-for-profit organization that is publishing a book about printmaking. I was really excited when they reached out to me (out of the blue) and offered me this opportunity. It ended up being a KU connection. Just another reason being good to the people you meet can pay off later… Continue reading the making of a book

Getting a Letter from Hogwarts

I’m enrolled in a class called Hand Lettering. These past two weeks we’ve learned how to use pointed pen and ink. I started writing with my pen, dipping it in ink and making fun letters and swirls. Immediately I thought of (you guessed it) Harry Potter. Last weekend I got a little carried away. One… Continue reading Getting a Letter from Hogwarts

Why do books smell so…good?

Ah, books. Have you ever picked up a book and flipped through the pages just to smell the book? Among many of my book lover friends we’ve discussed the great feeling of cracking open a brand new book and smelling it’s fresh printed smell. (Does inhaling the knowledge of books make you smarter? I look into that… Continue reading Why do books smell so…good?

My Type of Adventure

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” ― C.S. Lewis Couldn’t have said it better myself, Mr. Lewis. Thinking back to my childhood, books have always been one of my favorite things. Things change as you grow up, but my love of books never has… Continue reading My Type of Adventure