Monthly Archives: August 2009

The start of another school year

All weekend Hope could hardly contain her excitement as she counted down the beginning of the school year. Last night she was sure to remind me that there’d be just a few more hours until she started second grade and that next year she’d be in third grade. I reminded her not to rush growing […]

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August 24, 2009 - 8:28 pm

Ms. James - Awwww, how touching.

On my way to Savannah again!

I received the phone call I’ve been waiting all month for this past Friday and by Saturday I received the official written confirmation that I’ve been accepted into the masters program at Savannah College of Art & Design. The first part of the letter was just the reassurance I needed as I begin another degree: […]

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Second what?!

Second grade, that is. Yes, my baby girl will start the second grade this week. As we went to meet the teacher this past Friday I was reminded how quickly time has flown since she began school. Here she is visiting her second grade class for the first time Friday. She was very excited to […]

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The Map to My Mind

Earlier this year I discovered I’d have the opportunity to display some work in Valencia’s faculty graphics art exhibition. The theme for this year’s art exhibition just happened to be “self portraits squared”. I spent a lot of time this year brainstorming ideas and came to the conclusion that creating a mindmap would be a […]

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September 21, 2009 - 1:56 pm

Joan Olkowski - Sweet. This is delicious. Kudos to your efforts, mapping and collaborator.

September 13, 2009 - 9:59 pm

Highlights from the Faculty show « VCC Graphics Technology - [...] I have to admit it was one of the many questions I had the night of the exhibit. “How did you do that?” Well, if you’re interested, I’ve shared my entire process on my personal blog as I explained my approach to “The map to mind mind” project. [...]

August 30, 2010 - 10:23 pm

The Map to Amanda Kern’s Mind « Processing Processing - [...] the original post, “Map to My Mind,” on Amanda Kern’s Blog. // 0 [...]

Hope’s creative summer

For the second year in a row I signed Hope up for art classes at Crealde. She just finished up her 6 week pint size picasso class last weekend so I thought I’d take a moment to share some of her artwork. My favorite piece from this summer was her self portrait. For this class […]

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August 7, 2009 - 7:50 am

Geraldine - Amanda: This was absolutely lovely! Your children are adorable and the walk through Hope’s summer in pix and prose was priceless. Thank you for inviting me in! Geraldine

August 7, 2009 - 1:59 pm

Erica Reynoso - I love the story and photos! It’s amazing to see how big they are!

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