Post Tagged with: "Biographies"

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My Three Moms

Mother’s Day…a day we set aside to honor the women who brought us into this world. And this year, I’m thinking of three such women. My Mom In my own beginning, there was my mom. Without her, I’d quite literally be nowhere. In many ways, she and I are the same […]

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The Story Behind JustPopIn! Popcorn (Part II)

For my Keyhole Marketing business, I talk to entrepreneurs and explore the plot twist that led them to start their businesses. In 2003, identical twins Mandy Selke and Carly Swift ditched their corporate gigs to open JustPopIn!—their gourmet popcorn shop in Broad Ripple Village on the north side of Indianapolis. And ever since, they’ve been popping their […]

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Those People

  What if? What if those people were real people? What if they had real lives? Real jobs? Real moms, dads, wives, husbands, and kids? What if they were well educated? Went to college? Or beyond? What if those people lived next door to you? What if you worked with […]

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The Story Behind JustPopIn! Popcorn (Part I)

For my Keyhole Marketing business, I talk to entrepreneurs and explore the plot twist that led them to start their businesses. In 2003, identical twins Mandy Selke and Carly Swift ditched their corporate gigs to open JustPopIn!—their gourmet popcorn shop in Broad Ripple Village on the north side of Indianapolis. And ever since, they’ve been popping their […]

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My Thank You Note to Jeri Ruetz

“All good things must come to an end.” — Geoffrey Chaucer For nearly two and a half years, she posted and filed…tracked and booked….emailed and uploaded. She added, entered, deleted, exported, estimated, confirmed, adjusted, shared, checked, searched, found, sent, assembled, collected, invoiced, and reminded. She dragged and dropped, wrote and proofread, sent and resent. […]

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“A-bop-tion”

I heard it stumble out of his mouth for the first time the other night: “What’s that book about, Quinn?” “A-bop-tion!” “And who’s adopted?” “Quinnie!” “Who else?” “Rudy!” {Our dog} “Yep! Who else?” “Amelia!” {His friend} And there it was…our first conversation about this thing called adoption. Or aboption. It’s a word […]

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The Life Inside | My First Birthday Photo

  “The surface of things gives enjoyment, their interiority gives life.” – Piet Mondrian Thirty-nine years ago, a finger pressed down firmly and halted a life…a moment in one’s life. A passing instance forever resigned and confined inside the edges of a square photograph. Shadowy. Out of focus. Imbalanced. And yet…under […]

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My Water Weight

Many of you know Jeri Ruetz, who handles all the important details of scheduling photo sessions, creating contracts, and securing payments. In short, she keeps me sane. I was stoked when she drafted the following blog post. It’s always exciting to see others get equally pumped about helping people in need. I’m […]

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