What did I do on my birthday this year? Volunteered my time as an artist to a cause I truly and deeply believe in. Giving back to my home town has paid off in a big way. Thank you to all my fellow creatives that worked on the Cortland Revitalization Grant. Shout out to the creative team: Christine Shanks Graphic Design Chair and Professor at Tompkins Cortland Community College, Chris Xaver Cinema Chair and Professor at Tompkins Cortland Community College, Anthony Smith photographer, Rose Pinnisi filmmaker, Chad Diamond of Grindstone Films videoagrapher and editor and a special thanks to the Cortland Community.