We Need Bold Strokes

We Need Bold Strokes

As I write this blog, I’m sitting aboard an Amtrak train running from Chicago to Ann Arbor. Technically I can’t call the trip my mom and I took to Chicago a “Mother Daughter Weekend” because it began on a Wednesday and ended on a Friday, but a Mother Daughter Trip it certainly was, and weRead More...
You Can’t See What You Can’t See

You Can’t See What You Can’t See

Museums are one of my absolute favorite places to play my clarinet. The sound of my instrument flows through the halls, reverberating and echoing to my heart’s delight. I don’t need a microphone – the vastness of the rooms is all I need. Recently I was performing at such a museum with a jazz quintetRead More...
Three Navigation Quick Tips

Three Navigation Quick Tips

I know what you’re thinking – website navigation: B-O-R-I-N-G. But hear me out: it’s important. Really important actually. It’s how your website visitors find their way around your amazing content! So here are three super quick tips for making sure your website navigation is not confusing and lets people find what they’re looking for quicklyRead More...
Unfinished (Jigsaw) Puzzle

Unfinished (Jigsaw) Puzzle

It’s my belief that every single one of us has an unfinished jigsaw puzzle in our home, somewhere or other. (let me explain) A few months ago on a Saturday afternoon, I decided to head downtown with no agenda whatsoever. My aimless wandering eventually led me to the back corner of a small gift shopRead More...
My Favorite Website Mistake

My Favorite Website Mistake

My favorite website mistake (to fix) is often overlooked because at its essence it’s rooted in basic human nature: we as human beings are predominantly focused on ourselves. Try as we might to be outward thinking and have total concern for others, ultimately, the reality is that we must care for ourselves and our ownRead More...
Your Gut is Talking to You.

Your Gut is Talking to You.

Do you know that feeling you get in your stomach when you don’t quite want to do something? For me it’s a subtle discomfort that sits right below my rib cage. I know when it’s there because I start squirming in my chair a little, and rocking restlessly back and forth. Do you know thatRead More...
Say Hello to Ellanyze

Say Hello to Ellanyze

In celebration of the rebrand of my business in creating Ellanyze, I present to you a list of FAQ to explain all the ins and outs of why and how my new brand came to be. I hope you enjoy it. I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments below. Why a rebrand? IRead More...
My Recipe for a Rebrand

My Recipe for a Rebrand

“Is it me and do I love it?” This is the simple yet powerful question that led me to the eventual complete rebrand of my business that launches in just five days on March 20th, 2018. Once posed to me, I couldn’t help but begin to ask myself this question about everything in my business:Read More...
Authorized Vehicles Only

Authorized Vehicles Only

I’ll confess that in the past when I’ve heard people tell stories about running out of gas, I never really got it. Run out of gas? How does that happen? Just keep an eye on the fuel gauge and fill up when you’re at a quarter tank. It’s EASY…right? Well, this past week when IRead More...

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