Identity Crisis

Identity Crisis

So, I can honestly say with absolute certainty that I’ve made up my mind. I think 😉 Just before the end of 2017, I decided (on a whim) to change the name of my business to Yona Creative. I had a slew of arbitrary reasons, but the truth was I simply wanted a...
Morning Fog

Morning Fog

I stepped outside this morning to beautiful striations of fog lazily creeping along the fields — an unexpected real life metaphor for my current state of mind. When faced with challenges and decisions, the fog of uncertainty can be scary, or it can be beautiful....
Freedom

Freedom

Freedom is a gift that we must guard fiercely yet share without hesitation. This morning, I got to watch the sunrise from my home office, the same office from which I provide services as a freelance graphic designer. All because I have the freedom to do so. I’m...
I Hate Running

I Hate Running

In case it’s not already clear, I hate running. If I ever have to run, it’ll be to keep from being eaten by a bear…or a zombie. Whichever. I lift weights, flip tires, punch bags, and swing hammers. I don’t run. But this past weekend I put all my reservations aside to...
The Fortified Brand of Iron Monk

The Fortified Brand of Iron Monk

I won’t lie. When I was first approached about the brand development of Iron Monk Brewing Company, I exposed my inner redneck — WILL WORK FOR BEER. Luckily, maturity and business clarity prevailed, and the creation of an awesome brand ensued. I love getting to...