Posts tagged with ‘inspiration’

  • Go Forward For Humanity

    May 18, 2014

    On a recent job interview with a Wake Forest alumna, the interviewer looked at her resume and asked, “What...

  • Mother’s Day Redux

    May 8, 2014

    I posted this piece last year as we neared Mother’s Day. I was still living in the jungles of...

  • Our Idols are Human Too

    March 4, 2014

    I never imagined wanting to come to John Travolta’s defense. But amidst all the post-Oscar Travolfrenzy about his on-stage butchering of Idina Menzel’s name,...

  • The Easiest Valentine You’ll Ever Send

    February 13, 2014

    It’s upon us—that annual event that sends us in panic to the store, wondering how we’ll survive it all....

  • Seeing Your Shadow Doesn’t Have to Mean More of the Same

    February 2, 2014

    It looks like Punxsutawney Phil has seen his shadow. We’re in for six more weeks of winter. Sigh. More of the...

  • Finding Your Creative Edge

    January 30, 2014

    When I was an art major in college, a sculpture by Robert Maki was installed outside the fine arts building. It...

  • White Rose Love

    January 14, 2014

    My time at Wake Forest was transformational. In four short years, I learned how to balance a checkbook, footnote...

  • The Invisible Monument

    December 9, 2013

    Maria Cienfuegos travels the Cuban countryside taking photographs of long-forgotten monuments. She has spent her photography career investigating the overlooked...

  • Travel with Purpose: WomenTrek to Peru

    August 2, 2013

    Travel with Purpose “We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next to find ourselves. We travel to open...

  • So, A Guy Goes Into a Bar…

    July 15, 2013

    In a few weeks, I start a six-week course in stand up comedy. I’ve been thinking about it since...