Yesterday was National Dog Day; here’s Maddy with lots smiles to wish you a happy National Dog Day! We had a great Saturday afternoon at the Ann Arbor District Library too; they invited Ryan to be part of the Letterpress Open Lab and screening of Pressing On: The Letterpress Film.Continue Reading

We enjoyed the Animated Films in Competition showing at the AAFF last Friday, as well as this lovely sunset view from the parking deck rooftop. My flowers of the week are pink roses, dark purple hellebores, and pink waxflower. And I’m pretty sure I’m addicted to these jelly beans…they’re really, really tasty! AndContinue Reading

Actress Elizabeth Taylor passed away today; she was an amazing actress & a beautiful woman, with her violet eyes & old Hollywood glamour. I love her in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, among others. What a talent she had!

We enjoyed another fabulous, classic movie at the Michigan Theater last night – Gone with the Wind. It really is a wonderful movie & it was so fun to see it on the big screen! Also, I couldn’t help but think it was funny that we were watching Gone withContinue Reading

As Val mentioned in the previous post I was invited again to do the design work for this year’s Ann Arbor Film Fest. While last year’s fest had a clear theme of maps and mapping this year’s fest didn’t quite have a clear theme. At the brainstorming meeting I wasContinue Reading

Ryan & I had the pleasure of attending the 48th Ann Arbor Film Festival‘s opening night reception & screening at the Michigan Theater last night; we enjoyed good company, good food & drink, & had a great time! Missed Aches, by Joanna Priestley, was one of my favorite films of theContinue Reading

I grew up in Gatesville, TX (fun fact, Gatesville is known as the “Spur Capital of Texas”) & had the pleasure of having a functioning drive-in theater, The Last Drive-In Picture Show, (they also have an indoor theater attached) to enjoy & conveniently located very close to my home. To this day, IContinue Reading

It’s no secret that I’m crazy about the holidays; I am full of Christmas cheer & love getting into the spirit of the season…spending time with family & friends, warm fires (if you’re lucky enough to have one of these), cozy sweaters, snow falling outside (depending on where you live,Continue Reading

Tonight we went out to the D to catch the awards festival and screening of the best of films for the Detroit 48-hr Film Project. It was a fun filled evening of local beer, pizza, and burning abandoned buildings (the best the D can offer). Out of 42 films ourContinue Reading

Val and spent last weekend working with a group of friends to make a short film for the 48hr Film Project. We were given the genre of comedy, the character Leeanne or Liam Butler, a painter, the prop of a book, and the line “why don’t you explain it toContinue Reading