Step Away from the Screen : No. 113

My daughter Lucy made this butterfly using a technique called paper quilling. One of my favorite people, Christine Dryden of Stir Studios, worked with Lucy’s class at school to create some amazing quilled artwork that was shown at our annual Gallery Crawl. We’re so lucky to have amazing artists like Christine at our school; artists who are willing to step away from their screens — and their own work — to work with our children on interesting projects like these.

Be sure to click on this to see it big. It’s pretty amazing.

Step Away from the Screen : No. 111

Sending so much love to Oklahoma today and for many days to come.

Interested in sending love in the form of actual assistance? Here are some easy ways to do so:

Text STORM to 80888 for The Salvation Army USA
Text REDCROSS to 90999 for the Red Cross
Text FOOD to 32333 for the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma

In each of these cases, a $10 donation will be added to your phone bill. So easy.

And here’s a comprehensive list of the different ways you can help the many animals affected by the tornado.