spotlight series: an interview with scribbles by nicole, semi-anonymous illustrator/cartoonist

I've written pretty extensively on this idea that I have a primal need to be creative, and if I'm not, I feel a little lost.  It's in the foundation of my being.  As I write this, I've got two other pieces open on my computer and a list of projects I would like to start … Continue reading spotlight series: an interview with scribbles by nicole, semi-anonymous illustrator/cartoonist

there’s validity in your emotions (especially in arguments)

Have you ever noticed that if you're arguing/disagreeing/discussing something with someone, they'll call a halt to the conversation if they see you getting upset? I can't discuss this with you because you're too emotional.  Or maybe it's you that "can't deal" with people getting upset if you're talking about something passionately.  Discourse is often put into a perceived and … Continue reading there’s validity in your emotions (especially in arguments)

spotlight series: an interview with luisa matalucci of luisa matalucci photography

When I entered high school, I distinctly remember my Facebook newsfeed being filled with pictures of my brother and his friends every day.  An album for each day, in fact.  The girl responsible for all the shots was none other than Luisa Wall (née Matalucci).  It was hard to tell where Luisa's hand ended and … Continue reading spotlight series: an interview with luisa matalucci of luisa matalucci photography

post-grad problems: my paycheck doesn’t match my passion

We sat there slumped, wallowing in defeat, sitting in our usual red chairs at our usual Starbucks. These chairs had supported us through 5 years of studying, resume writing, and interview preparation. We are lucky, Shannon and I. We graduated and found jobs in our fields almost immediately. Slowly, but surely, we were successfully on … Continue reading post-grad problems: my paycheck doesn’t match my passion