A Creative Calling…

What is it that makes an individual steer away from the norm? Quit school, or jobs. At first appear crazy to most, but later on, they are seen as genius. I believe it is intense passion and an internal compass that won’t let go. Drive. …

Singer-Songwriter Series

First Shows Post Covid at The Ridgefield Playhouse Oct 21, 2021

I just saw Suzanne Vega Live, one of my all-time favorite song writers, and she was really impressive. We are at the Ridgefield Playhouse where I have never been before, but it’s a beautiful theater, just down the hill…

Marquee at The Capitol Theater, Port Chester, New York 9–15–2021

First Live Shows Since Covid 9–15–2021

(Updated 9.19.2021)

I turn on to the street where the Cap is located, in Portchester NY. It’s dark out, but the city lights from shops and restaurants tell you it’s a busy night in this city suburb and commuter town, just 27 miles from New York City and a quick train…

A perspective on the environment and lifestyle habits at 50

Everything I learned in Ecology and Evolution thirty years ago at Colby College was true, but I still went on and lived selfishly for love, family and the comforts of lifestyle. Now, I am realizing how drastically we must change…

Leading Through Change Musical Guests and Update with Hawaiian Slack Key Guitarist, LT Smooth, during Covid Pandemic

As someone who can not go a day with out listening to music, singing or making music to keep me from feeling anxiety, I have a special interest in the musicians that Salesforce has shared in the last eight months to help us all move forward and survive Covid. I…

I used to love contract jobs.

They allowed me to work at many of my favorite companies and see what their headquarters were like, meet the staff and work on unique design projects, from holiday cards and packaging to transferring 150 skus from one brand to another.

Contracts also allowed me to work all over the…

I have PTSD.


What is PTSD?

PTSD is a psychological condition, characterized by:

  • symptoms specifically associated with exposure to a traumatic event.
  • Providing appropriate and individualized resources and services to victims is critical for their active recovery and healing*.


The impact of domestic abuse can linger long after the violence has…

March 25th, 2020

I came upstairs exhausted tonight and went to bed before 9 PM. I did not even ride my bike today, and I’m a daily cyclist that rarely misses a day on my bike.

I did go get the Covid-19 test at the drive thru testing in a…

Colleen M. Proppé

Life-long artist and designer. I love creative writing, live music, acoustic guitar, golden doodles, border collies, nature, cycling and organic food. She/her.

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