Vegan Mints

  I remember making cream cheese mints with my mom and sister every year around Christmas. I was a wonderful (and delicious) …

The Calm After the Storm

Why do we always hear the “calm before the storm” rather than the calm after? I actually started thinking about this because …

Open to Change

It has been a particularly tough week for me artistically and, therefore, emotionally (those two are inherently tied, for better or worse). …

What is good art?

Yesterday evening I attended Pretty/Ugly by Renay Aumiller Dances (a fairly new modern dance company, based in Durham). This post isn’t really …

Random Animal Encounters

So, as I left my house this morning I felt as if the animal kingdom had it out for my today. First, …

The Hard Arts Life

It’s not easy to create a life in the arts; I think anyone living and working in the arts would agree. So …