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Pride, work and necessity of creative efforts—on the side:

Dan Granata’s Acting and Writing

Dan Granata’s Acting and Writing

“I’ve been an actor and writer for most of my life, and I can’t think of a period where I wasn’t working on at least one writing project, in rehearsals, performing in a show.” Read more.

Len Kendall’s adventure-game Cartegram

Len Kendall’s adventure-game Cartegram

“Cartegram is a side project I dreamed up in the early summer during a session of ‘Product Dev Friday,’ a weekly tradition that involves stepping away from the day-to-day work.” Read more.

Knoed Creative’s jewelry line RFRM and handwriting service Handiemail

Knoed Creative’s jewelry line RFRM and handwriting service Handiemail

“It’s a nice retreat from the 9-to-5, and gives something to think about and look forward to.” Read more.

Nathalie Williams’ Knitting

Nathalie Williams’ Knitting

“Knitting is a productive activity, and I enjoy the sense of accomplishment when I finish a piece.” Read more.

Chris Maier’s Little Salon

Chris Maier’s Little Salon

“Little Salon grows out of a belief that the vitality of a community can be measured by that community’s homegrown creativity.” Read more.

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“As a knitter, I’m usually working on my winter wardrobe and gifts for family members…”
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