Productivity Notes for the Freelancer

Productivity Notes for the Freelancer

Lately I've been taking a more intentional approach to how I manage my creative time. A lot of my time for producing calligraphy projects is very unstructured, and honestly the time can slip away. Anyone else get sucked into Instastories for 20 minutes at a time? When I do that, I feel so ashamed and LAZY! But it happens. So, I'm sharing some of my own strategies to stay productive and focused, even when your to-do list is miles long.

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My Vintage Typewriter

My Vintage Typewriter

There wasn’t a distinct moment when I decided I wanted a typewriter, but I’ve always imagined typing my memoirs on a vintage 1950s Underwood. I have an appreciation for these odd types of things, and I think it stems from the typewriter I’d “play” with as a kid in my grandfather’s basement. Now that I have my own, I wanted to introduce it to the world of A. Taylor Studio…

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From Waco to Hico to Abliene

From Waco to Hico to Abliene

This blog post title has a ring do it, no!? We traveled mighty far in Texas, a grand total of 16+ hours or something like that. Can't even count the miles! But we started in Dallas, ended up in Fort Davis, and Waco, Hico and Abilene were some of our most memorable stops. My mom and I are good travelers together; we've shared many road trips.  And they come with bizarre stories, they truly do!

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Trip to the Magnolia Silos

Trip to the Magnolia Silos

Chip and Jo really have created a little haven in the Magnolia Silos! On a trip to Texas for a workshop, my mom (aka partner in crime) and I made a little side-trip to head down to Waco, TX. With the intention to walk around, grab a cupcake, and see what all the hype was about, we really did feel that this little corner is delightful (and very instagrammable). 

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