Why Art Matters

If the past month of my life has had an unintentional theme, it's been art. I've spent time in NYC, DC, and Baltimore - all of which provided opportunities to enjoy everything from museums to street art.  I saw Riverdance (a belated Christmas present, and maybe my favorite show ever); attended a preview performance of The White Snake … Continue reading Why Art Matters

Nice Girls Finish Last: why this is terrible advice and you should stop saying it

I love words.  I was an English Major in college, but my love for languages began long before I got an actual degree in one.  As soon as I could read, I realized that books opened up entire worlds to me.  Adventure was at my fingertips. Yet the other (and perhaps more important) reason I … Continue reading Nice Girls Finish Last: why this is terrible advice and you should stop saying it