Today’s Freedom

If you know a Veteran, tell them “Thanks!”  We take everyday freedom for granted.  Having recently  read about some of the atrocities in WWII, I’m grateful for those who put their lives on the line so we can enjoy the Read more…


Remember Them

Recently, my niece asked about my dad who served in WWII and the Korean Conflict.  It opened up a flood of memories about him.  He has been gone, now for over two years so the memories are very dear.  He Read more…


Memorial Day Hug

A Paper Hug for Dad — WWII and Korean Conflict Veteran. You will never be forgotten!  


Remember Those Who Serve

My Dad was a veteran of WWII and the Korean conflict but rarely talked about his experiences. But once my two sons joined the army and served in Iraq, both at the same time, Dad seemed to find comradeship with Read more…


Born to Write

Writing children’s books such as The Celiac Kid, A Paper Hug and Operation: Celebration, didn’t just happen.  I have loved to write since I was 10 years old.  My dad gave me a desk calendar — one of those that Read more…


New Year, New Projects

It’s a new year, hooray! We have a lot of new things planned for this year. Hopefully (fingers crossed), we can accomplish most of them. Some of the things we are looking forward to are: printing/publishing a new children’s book, Read more…


Hug Your Kid Day Photo Entries


We Have A Button!

If you love our blog, and we hope you do, you can now put our button on your blog. Hooray! Here’s what it looks like: and here’s the code to add it to yours: <a href=”http://www.design-ability.com/blog/” target=”_blank” title=”A Paper Hug Read more…


Memorial Day Paper Hug

Looking for ideas to honor someone this Memorial Day? Make a paper hug!!! A picture speaks a thousand words.


I Never Knew Him

I never saw Grandpa face to face, you see he died just before I was born.  He lived a hero’s life — he died so I could live free.  He fought for freedom in Germany and France.  He waded through Read more…