Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Sweet Baby Jayne

“When God wants a great work done in the world or a great wrong righted, he goes about it in a very unusual way. He doesn’t stir up his earthquakes or send forth his thunderbolts. Instead, he has a helpless baby born, perhaps in a simple home of some obscure mother. And then God puts the idea into the mother’s heart, and she puts it into the baby’s mind. And then God waits. The greatest forces in the world are not the earthquakes and the thunderbolts. The greatest forces in the world are babies.” Charles L. Wallis

My sweet little niece, Jayne Elizabeth, was born this past Wednesday.
She is so different from her older sister, Audrey. She is calm. I'm not sure if Audrey is a fan. She pulled the baby carrier toward her dad, pointed to it and said "away." My guess is that she's a little jealous. This was Jayne's response:

Saturday, November 7, 2009


People often ask me what I do for a living. This explains it all. I get paid to have fun.
Each year for our benefits fair, we have a theme. This year's was the Old West. My responsibility, as part of the marketing department, was to create an atmosphere where employees could take pictures. In the past they've used cardboard cut-outs that you stand behind. I pulled out my creative skills and with a few props and a refrigerator box I put a little western scene together.