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About vbassoc

Donna Van Bogaert is a researcher and consultant in the field of cognitive styles, health communication, and organizational communication and behavior. Her business, Van Bogaert & Associates, Inc., specializes in cognitive-based coaching, management consulting, and leadership development. When the winds are blowing her way, she travels and talks about workplace potential and creative problem solving. In another life, Donna sings jazz. For a very long time, she fronted two 18-piece big bands —All That Jazz (Madison, WI) and The Gardenia Big Band (Rockford, IL). She currently resides in Cincinnati, Ohio where, in a third parallel universe, she leads a media branch of a national research institute. Mostly she has returned to painting, poetry, and plotting the next chapter of her life.

Villa Lucci – Day 309: My cup runneth over

A new travel adventure begins. This series chronicles the migration from Ohio to a new studio life at Villa Lucci in Mazomanie, Wisconsin. Life imitating art. I have loved movies since the first time I saw one. I am a … Continue reading

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Villa Lucci-Day 292: Winter comes creeping and two cat nights

A new travel adventure begins. This series chronicles the migration from Ohio to a new studio life at Villa Lucci in Mazomanie, Wisconsin. Last week “creeping” is not the word I would have used. Maybe “thundering.” The Wisconsin weather in … Continue reading

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Villa Lucci-Day 284: Morning Song

A new travel adventure begins. This series chronicles the migration from Ohio to a new studio life at Villa Lucci in Mazomanie, Wisconsin. A week of contrasts. From Sunday to Thursday, I basked in the color and (sometimes warm but … Continue reading

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Villa Lucci-Day 282: Cosmic Lessons from God’s Country

A new travel adventure begins. This series chronicles the migration from Ohio to a new studio life at Villa Lucci in Mazomanie, Wisconsin. 30 November 2018: Why I’ve been silent. Attention adjustments. Let’s be honest. I’m not a child. I’ve … Continue reading

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Villa Lucci-Day 191: Launching the studio and an unexpected monsoon season

A new travel adventure begins. This series chronicles the migration from Ohio to a new studio life at Villa Lucci in Mazomanie, Wisconsin. Last blog, I promised a stab at prequels. Well, I’m not ready to go there. Too much … Continue reading

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Villa Lucci: Day 168-Many Plates

A new travel adventure begins. This series chronicles the migration from Ohio to a new studio life at Villa Lucci in Mazomanie, Wisconsin. I have started at least 5 blog drafts since my Easter post at Day 137. All that … Continue reading

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Villa Lucci-Day 78: No bunnies for Easter

A new travel adventure begins. This series chronicles the migration from Ohio to a new life at Villa Lucci in Mazomanie, Wisconsin. The wild and the hiding. As if on cue, the past week heralding the beginning of calendar spring, … Continue reading

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