She Turned Toward the Flower Business

She Turned Toward the Flower Business

By Lucy M. Pritchett Sometimes a Turning Point is a turning toward something rather than a turning away. For Jill Doyle that was a turning toward the beauty of flowers. Jill is co-owner of J. Elizabeth Designs, a special event florist in Lyndon. While she was at the...
Kit Tossmann’s Artistic Path

Kit Tossmann’s Artistic Path

By Lucy M. Pritchett Kit Tossmann didn’t have to think for long when asked about the Turning Point on her artistic path. “Someone wanted to pay me for my art,” she says. “Until then I never really thought of myself as an artist.” Kit creates with fabric: liturgical...
Amber’s Turning Point Came From Angels

Amber’s Turning Point Came From Angels

By Lucy M. Pritchett Amber Shobe’s Turning Point began with a ringing in her ears. But the sound wasn’t caused by a physical condition. She eventually determined its cause was otherworldly. “This happened about two years ago,” Amber says. She was at the University of...
Her Stitching Became a Business and a Ministry

Her Stitching Became a Business and a Ministry

By Lucy M. Pritchett Little did Lydia P. Allen know when she named her textile arts business Peace Works just how much peace her stitching would bring her. You might say her Turning Point came on the tip of a needle. It was 2009 and upon the urging of friends, Lydia...
How Tara Anderson Got Started in Public Radio

How Tara Anderson Got Started in Public Radio

By Lucy M. Pritchett It is amazing how many times a chance encounter or an offhand remark can turn one’s life in a different direction. For Tara Anderson an encounter with a previous professor sent her from a career in classical music to a career in public radio. It...
China Opened the Eyes of this Puppet Master

China Opened the Eyes of this Puppet Master

Nora Christensen’s Turning Point may not have changed the direction of her life, but it certainly did change her.By Lucy M. Pritchett Nora is executive director and puppeteer (also known as The Puppet Lady) of Squallis Puppeteers in Louisville. Last year she was...