m wood pen

i like to draw

Be it an idea, a scheme, a new design, collaboration, commission, dinner menu, or change in life direction, drafting is what I do. Being alive calls for constant revision and fluidity (to quote my wise son) so I trust that I’m armed and open to adventure, new vistas, new clients, and always an enticement to …

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  Being one of Oprah’s Favorite Things is a hard act to follow. But Melissa is up to the challenge. Wood is a graduate of Cornell College in Iowa, where she majored in English Lit, Art & History. Having zero career trajectory in mind, she took courses that made her happy. She did not explain this system …

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She takes my breath away. Happy Birthday to my 22 year old baby Corey who burst into this world like dynamite. Loving, feisty, beautiful, curious, ambitious, purposeful, hilarious, courageous, uninhibited, rubber-faced, resourceful, sneaky, loyal, fun, rambunctious, tender, brave and with a profound power. I’m a very lucky mom. Here’s 22 years of thank you for …

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