December 31, 2015 § Leave a comment
2015 was jam-packed, and did not progress at all as I predicted it would. I ran for office on a well-developed social justice platform with $150, went to Africa, learned some Swahili and Nyakusa, watched my daughter’s language and social skills blossom, made new friends, developed my shop, started the wheels turning for a new media platform, stood up for myself and others, recently began looking at new career opportunities, was made Second Vice-Chair of the City of Tacoma Human Rights Commission, and am finishing the year with pneumonia and maybe malaria, too. I’m finding lessons even in the setbacks. For example, it probably shouldn’t take fluid in the lungs to make me take a break, but it seems like I have to learn this lesson every year.
I have been inspired by many friends whose work improves communities around the globe. In addition to illustrations of dinosaurs and a flailing Moped Guy, I plan to tell somewhat more serious stories in the coming year through writing and podcasting. I’ll share links as new projects are completed. As always, if you would like to collaborate, drop me a line at nominestudios [at] hotmail [dot] com.
Thank you for your support. Best wishes to you and your loved ones for a Happy New Year. Make 2016 count.
No Mine! Studios
December 16, 2015 § Leave a comment
December 10, 2015 § Leave a comment
Tacoma is high on awesomeness and low on media choice. To fix this, I present Amplify Tacoma.
The first collaboration meeting is in downtown Tacoma on Saturday, December 12, at 10:30 a.m., location to be revealed upon confirmation of attendance. Follow Amplify on Facebook, and show your support.
No Mine! Studios
December 6, 2015 § Leave a comment
In light of all of the violence, political in-fighting, and just general atmosphere of unkindness that seems to mask the good still left in the world, I decided to make this design as a reminder.
Be nice to each other.
A fed up mom/ Suzanne, No Mine! Studios