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Creative Foundation & Offerings

  The mid to late 1980s were my most formative and rebellious years.   I can remember as far back as sixth grade when we had an art assignment to design a record album cover for our favorite album. Of course, at the time my tiny record player was wearing grooves into Duran Duran’s epic album Seven and the Ragged Tiger, so I set out to design my very own cover for the album. I decided to do a split face tiger and woman with a graffiti style background. I…

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Confessions of an 80s Hair Spray Addict

  I have a confession I really hate to admit – I was one of the worst contributors who helped tear a massive hole in the ozone layer in the mid to late 1980s.   I was an 80s hair spray addict, as were most of my peers.   Being teenage girls in the 1980s, we loved our big cans of Aqua Net and Rave as we curled, crimped and teased our hair and pulled our bangs up to the crazy “mall-bang” trend teen pop artists like Debbie Gibson and…

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Punk – Then and Now [The Mid]

  My first piece went live today on The Mid! The Mid is a great site for reads about life in the messy middle age, 80’s and 90’s pop culture, family life and more!  This piece is about the Punk subculture then and now. Punk holds a special place in my heart, and will always be a big part of my life – both the music and the attitude.   “Young and without a care in the world, disobedience and anarchy were our anthems of discontent. Nothing could stop us. We…

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