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And so it begins… Tristan Tapscott’s column on the local theater scene

March 29th, 2016

We begin. Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse. Quad City Music Guild. Playcrafters Barn Theatre. QC Theatre Workshop. New Ground Theatre. Prenzie Players. Genesius Guild. Center for Living. Richmond Hill Players. Opera Quad Cities. Ballet Quad Cities. Bottoms Up Burlesque. Countryside Community Theatre. The After Hour. Circa ’21 Speakeasy. The Blacklist. Backroom Comedy Theatre. My Verona Productions. Comedy Sportz. Establishment Theatre. Curtainbox Theatre Company. The District Theatre. …and on and on and on… To quote one of the most brilliant musicals of all time, Hamilton, “Look... Read More

Hello again, I’m happy to meet you, and me!

March 25th, 2016

“A straight line may be the shortest distance between two points, but it is by no means the most interesting.” –  Jon Pertwee Hey! Good to see you again! I’m happy to meet you, and me, actually. I hope you’re saying the same. After all, it’s been almost eight years since my last column. The previous one was published in the first week of 2009 and I’ve been on sabbatical ever since. Thanks, Obama. Actually, believe it or not, the president had very little to do with my leave of absence. I would’ve easily been able to sneak in my duties as a special ops secret agent guarding Air... Read More

How to cheat and actually enjoy the holidays!

December 16th, 2015

Holiday time is in full swing! Are you enjoying this holiday time or are you frazzled beyond belief? As moms and especially as work at home moms, it can be a tough balancing act. We love our kiddos and want to spend time with them, after all, that is why we’ve chosen to work from home. But to find time to be with them and maintain our home-based business PLUS holidays can be tricky. I don’t know about you, but we have been invited to something every weekend through the end of the year, and most weeknights in between. PLUS I still have some last minute shopping items to take care of,... Read More

My Journey to Being a Work-at-Home Mom

November 8th, 2015

My journey began in 2009. I wanted to work from home and prepare for the future. My husband and I had no kids at the time but we knew we wanted to start a family. So I thought about it all the time, I prayed on it, talked with friends about it. I didn’t know how the heck it was going to happen, until one day it came to me. I would start working from home as a freelance graphic designer. I had more than a decade of design experience and thought this was a perfect fit. Then one week later we found out we were pregnant. (Talk about jumping in with both feet!!) Being a freelance graphic designer... Read More

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