Michaela, Erica and Maria tell their story

Episode 19: An Event Designer from New York, a Photographer in MN, and My Oldest Friend in Kansas — Michaela, Erica and Maria

You and Me and Everyone We Know is an audio diary made by everyday people living through the Covid-19 pandemic, and in today’s episode, we’re talking to an event designer who’s facing an uncertain future as events close down across the country. We’re also talking to a photographer who’s using this time to find peace in her work and joy in her young family. And we’ll talk to my oldest friend who’s raising her daughter in small-town Kansas. Press play below to listen to the latest episode (or find it on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play Music, and Stitcher): (If you received this through email, tap here…

Anthony, Laura and Liana share their stories!

Episode 16: My Peace Corps Counterpart in Armenia, a Printmaker in Minneapolis, and a Therapist in Iowa — Liana, Laura and Anthony

You and Me and Everyone We Know is an audio diary made by everyday people living through the Covid-19 pandemic, and in today’s episode, we hear from a mom (and my good friend!) in Armenia who’s quarantining with her daughter in an 11th story apartment in Yerevan. We’ll also hear from a printmaking artist who’s trying to embrace change and remember what she’s learned from the hard days of her past. And we’ll hear from a Marriage and Family Therapist who’s turning to poetry to stay grounded while living at home with his young family. Press play below to listen to the latest…

Leanna, Shannon and Aunt Nanete share their stories about living in the age of Covid19

Episode 9: A Mermaid, A Peace Corps Friend, and My Aunt Nanete – Leanna, Shannon, and Meg

You and Me and Everyone We Know is an audio diary made by everyday people living through the coronavirus pandemic. In today’s episode, we talk UX design, alter egos, Austin, Texas, fearing for our grandparents, ginger tea and pumpkin squares. We also talk about how important it is to be social in the time of social distancing and about making art in quarantine. Press play to listen to the latest episode!

So much creation

I was at Art-A-Whirl this weekend and walked away thinking simply this: People can make really cool things. View this post on Instagram People can make really cool things. #artawhirl #mpls #makemore A post shared by Brent (@heybrentlove) on May 21, 2016 at 7:16pm PDT There’s a universe in this paper weight. There are fireworks in Josie Lewis’s resin blocks. View this post on Instagram #clay #plasticine #artresin #godseye #wip #petrifiedfireworks A post shared by Josie Lewis (@josielewisart) on Mar 12, 2016 at 3:29pm PST There’s a world of moth llamas and bears with typewriters in DC Ice’s paintings View…

doing some drifting

  Some World Vision coworkers and I have been working on a Youth Leader Small Grants project, teaching Armenian village students about project design and management and, through a series of steps, awarding some of these village kids with small grants to do projects in their communities.  In one small village, Yaghdan, the students applied for furniture and supplies for their new youth center.  The first thing they wanted to do with these new supplies was a small weekend camp.  So, after World Vision supplied the furniture, myself and another Peace Corps volunteer went to the village with a couple…