What Drew Me to this Job The job was a major gifts and gift planning coordinator position. I applied for this job in December 2018 because working for the North Carolina Symphony sounded interesting, and I figured with my 10 years in development, I could at least get an interview. Before I even had a
I’ll tell you straight up—I don’t find networking groups or events to be that great. As an introvert, I find networking event pretty terrifying. I
My answer to this question is: no. There’s a reason you fled office life and cubicle hell. There’s a reason you eschew office politics, group
Dance + Culture
In January, I went to the Chinese Lantern Festival in Cary, North Carolina. Let me tell you, it was freezing cold. I don’t remember the exact temperature, but it was below freezing. Showing is better than telling, so enjoy viewing the pictures below.
In June 2018, I had the privilege of auditioning and dancing with Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE during the American Dance Festival.
Photography taken September 26, 2016 by Zoe Litaker. This was part of Litaker’s Durham Dances series, which she was going to make into a coffee table book. I won’t bother linking the blog, because it looks like she didn’t even use my pictures, mostly just ballerinas posing en pointe. Oh,
The wind whispered through the dark, empty trees like a warning in a foreign language. Winter was coming, and with winter came shadows. Long nights. Endless journeys through the long, dark halls of my mind. I stared out of my solitary window facing the barren orchard. The few leaves left
The Lavender Series
Who doesn’t enjoy the soft and relaxing scent of lavender in the air? But with all of the overly sweet, allergy-aggravating room sprays out there, it can be difficult incorporate pleasing fragrances in your home. Good thing you can make your own lavender spray for bathrooms, linens, or even as a
This lavender milk oatmeal tea is a very easy DIY project to pamper yourself or give away as a gift! The following ingredients can be layered in jar or mixed together. I also show you how to decorate a muslin bag using stamps and water-based ink markers. Ingredients 1/4 cup
Here is a super simple recipe for a calming and soothing lavender tea. This is great to drink before bed or any time you want to relax and wind down from a hectic day. The flavor of this tea reminds me a bit of Earl Grey. Ingredients and supplies: 1