Friday, May 30, 2008

That's our bee

Articulate Solutions received three top honors at the 2008 Communicator Awards


GILROY, CA, May 28, 2008 – Gilroy's distinguished marketing and design firm, Articulate Solutions, is proud to announce it has received three top honors at the 2008 Communicator Awards, the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence for communications professionals. The awards competition, now in its 14th year, is sanctioned and judged by the International Academy of the Visual Arts, an exclusive organization of top-tier professionals from acclaimed media, advertising and marketing firms.

"Receiving these awards is a true testimony to the level of work my team strives to achieve every day with each client," said Articulate Solutions creative director Katherine Filice.

From an incredible pool of more than 8,500 entries, Articulate Solutions scored two prestigious Communicator Awards of Excellence, for its Rancho Abeja logo for local developer Wellington Corporation, and for its book cover design for Tarawa's Gravediggers. The company also took home an Award of Distinction for the City of Morgan Hill's recycling program illustrations.

Tawara's Gravediggers Book Cover

Tarawa's Gravediggers author William L. Niven commented, "I have been unexpectedly honored to have associated with such a fine firm as Articulate Solutions. Their contribution to the creation of my book has been significant and profound."

Rancho Abeja logo

"With the Rancho Abeja mark, the team at Articulate Solutions has brought together a concept which combines the worlds of corporate branding and intricate design in an aesthetically arresting way," said David Pace, Director of Acquisitions & Sales for Wellington Corporation. "Congratulations to Katherine Filice and the talented members of her team by earning yet another design award for their marketing efforts on behalf of the Wellington Corporation."

For more information on the Communicator Awards, visit

About Articulate Solutions

Articulate Solutions Inc. has helped businesses successfully develop effective communication and design strategies since 1991. Helmed by Filice, the firm has garnered numerous awards including gold medal honors at the International Davey Awards and the Summit International Awards for its creative accomplishments. Whether it is a strategically planned communications campaign or a simple brochure design, the award-winning team at Articulate Solutions will make sure your creative work, works for you.

To obtain information on the services provided by Articulate Solutions, visit or contact Katherine Filice at (408) 852-3510 or

Performance Art

Thursday, May 29, 2008


We got the letter from the school district yesterday. EJP has made it into the Dual Immersion program. Hooray! So, for the next 5+ years, half of everything he does will be in Spanish. Reading, math, social studies, PE (a joke, I think.). The program has teachers that only speak each language to the kids (and parents).

Luckily for him, RCP has picked up some conversational Spanish in her career. If he just relied on me for help, he'd be in deep trouble.

Saturday, May 3, 2008


Tonight we watched Raiders of the Lost Ark. It's still a great movie, and I think the kids mostly enjoyed it. However, I expect that EJP is going to be completely freaked out tonight. The melting Nazis got to him, just like they did for many of us a generation ago.

Last weekend, EJP and I watched Spiderman. He really enjoyed it.