Getting to Be the Anti-Naysayer

For the second time in the last year, Mike and I had the opportunity to do a tag team guest lecture at Western Michigan University on entrepreneurship in the arts. It’s such a fun thing to do, as we often get so consumed with the day-to-day drone of our jobs that we forget, until we say it out loud to people, that we are living pretty super cool lives.

Both times we’ve gone in prepared to give students a glimpse of the daily grind that goes into making a living in a creative career, and both times, I’ve been so surprised by the reactions of the students, which are, overwhelmingly, variations on how we inspired them to follow their dreams. Oh. Okay.

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My super delightful husband

It’s my husband’s birthday! It’s the first time I’ve had a husband’s birthday, so I thought I might celebrate by sharing some of him. I’ve recently written about how he has inspired me to start blogging regularly because of his amazing, daily blogging. To demonstrate what I meant, as well as properly honor Celebrate Mike Day, here are some of my favorites of his:

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