life flows

Have You Turned Your Faucet On?

It occurred to me the other day that life is like a faucet…nothing comes out…there is no flow…unless we turn it on…open the spigot.. and, amazingly…the more we turn it on…open up the spigot,…the greater the flow! And…of course…if we’re lucky, there’s the choice of hot…cold…or in between. Some days if feels as if I’ve …

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Suzy Vance EP. 100: Taki Floutsis

My guest this week is Taki Floutsis. Floutsis is no stranger to the different avenues of learning. Having the homeschool experience under his belt, he is ready to help kids discover their passions, whether it’s through extracurricular activities or finding the right school for them! Throughout his time in homeschooling, he was able to find …

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Suzy Vance EP. 99: Joe Coar

In this episode of “Creating from the Heart: The Artistry of Living,” Suzy interviews Joe Coar, who shares his journey from being turned down for a Carpenter Apprentice position to becoming the Vice President of Operations at Tonn and Blank before retiring and then transitioning into a consulting role. Joe emphasizes the value of pursuing …

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Suzy Vance EP. 98: V.R. Sheets

This week Suzy Vance sits down with V.R. Sheets, owner of GnC Vacs. From stumbling into the vacuum cleaner industry by accident in 1962 to running his own business since 1989, V.R.’s journey is a testament to resilience and passion. At 81 years young, he’s still deeply involved with his business and continues to inspire …

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Suzy Vance EP. 97: Chuck Roth

This week on “Creating from the Heart: The Artistry of Living,” Suzy Vance chats with Chuck Roth, the inspiring owner of Chesterton Feed & Garden Center! Chuck’s journey began at age 13, working at the garden center before venturing into veterinary school, only to discover his true passion lay in horticulture. Chuck and his father …

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Suzy Vance EP. 96: Naomi Pollock

“Writing is like breathing. It’s just something I do.” ⛩️✏️ This week’s episode of “Creating from the Heart: The Artistry of Living” features Naomi Pollock, FAIA. Suzy delves into Naomi’s extraordinary journey from licensed architect to prolific writer, with a focus on Japanese architecture and design. Naomi’s passion for writing was cultivated during her nearly …

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Suzy Vance EP. 95: Jane Cowley

This week’s episode of “Creating from the Heart: The Artistry of Living” features Jane Cowley. From her early days as a pencil-wielding toddler captivated by nature to her present-day mastery of capturing life’s essence on canvas, Jane’s journey is one of pure passion and dedication. Through her teaching endeavors and her own artistic exploration, she …

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jamie miller

Suzy Vance Ep. 94: Jamie Miller

Ever wondered what it takes to turn passion into action? This week on “Creating from the Heart: The Artistry of Living,” Jamie Miller, shares her journey, starting from her invaluable experiences at a sales agency to her current role as Development Officer at Unity Foundation. Learn the true essence of philanthropy as Jamie reveals how …

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womens rights

When…If not NOW

Will I be dead when women have as many rights as men in this country? The first introduction of the proposal that women should be allowed to vote was made in 1878. It took until 1919 (41 years later) for the House of Representatives (voting 304 to 89) and the Senate (voting 56 to 25) …

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Suzy Vance EP. 93: John Ryszka

This week’s episode of “Creating from the Heart: The Artistry of Living” features the incredible glass artist John Ryszka. From his earliest memories of creativity at his grandmother’s table to discovering his passion for glass blowing in college, John shares his inspiring journey into the world of glass art. Hear how serendipitous moments led him …

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