Graphic Design

Occasional Symphony presents Halloween… again!

Who remembers the creepy poster I designed last year for Baltimore’s Occasional Symphony?!

Occasional Symphony Poster

They asked me to design this year’s poster, too! How exciting. This year they are playing music to the silent 1920’s version of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. I opted for a very similar poster so people might recognize the event from year to year. What do you think?

Just as creepy!?

Occassional Symphony_Jekyll_outlines_updatedI certainly think so… **shudders**

Now I just have to think of a Halloween costume!

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Our hearts go out to Boston

In light of yesterday’s tragedy at the Boston Marathon, I’m forgoing a craft post. Instead, I wanted to share a link to a friend of a friend’s blog: http://carriejones.livejournal.com/304150.html.

She was at the marathon yesterday and wrote a very compelling account of what it was like to be a bystander amidst the chaos. She wrote about the terror of the day, but she also  about people coming together to help one another in a desperate time of need. 

Let’s face it. People really suck. Big time. But not all people are bad — in fact, a lot of people are good. Maybe even most people. That’s what we should take away from the tragedy in Boston and from her blog. When we needed each other most, we had people to lean on, people to depend on. There were more good people in Boston yesterday than there were bad, and they exemplified what it means to be caring and loving human being.

Here’s to never giving up hope that good will conquer evil, and here’s to hoping we can still manage to see the good in people even when tragedy strikes. Here’s to Boston.

My thoughts are with you all.