Chicago-style Staycation

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It is hard to believe it is finally summer here in Chicago.  We have had a lot of really weird temperature days and a lot of rain!  (I live by Midway Airport, and according to the news last night, we've gotten twice the amount of rain in June than we were suppose too!).  By now, all our kids should be on break whether you are from the area or … [Read more...]

Building Your Credit by Using Your Credit Cards

  There are a lot of myths out there about credit, how it works and how to use it responsibly. For example, there are people who truly believe that it is better to never use credit at all. Maybe this is true for some people; particularly those who can afford to simply buy everything they want (including large purchases like homes, cars, and college … [Read more...]

Tinkerbell And The Legend Of The Neverbeast Story Artist Ryan Green and Animation Supervisor Mike Greenholt interview

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After meeting with the producer and director Tinkerbell And The Legend Of The Neverbeast (I posted the interview yesterday with them), I also got to meet with the story Story Artist Ryan Green and Animation Supervisor Mike Greenholt. Again, I was shocked into how much work and research goes into animation. Who knew that animation was so much hard … [Read more...]