As I entered the New Year, I was reflecting on my creative and artistic plans for 2017. Creativity and Innovation resonated with me in each thought. Many people don’t realize that they are, in fact, CREATIVE! People may not think they are “innovators” but you cannot be innovative without first developing some ideas. Creativity has been the center of my life through motherhood, teaching, advocacy and personal art. It is a pleasure to be in the Quad Cities as it grows in innovative ideas and we have our local “Creatives” to thank. In reflection, I’ve been repeatedly asked through my teaching... Read More