October 12, 2019

In the rare disease/chronic illness community, one topic that seems to be brought up time and time again is relationships: personal, professional, platonic, or romantic. That being said, I don't want to talk about employers or professors right now.  Maybe another day....

June 7, 2019

Hope.

I held a mother while she cried about her son. He was deep in the disease of addiction and she was at rock bottom. She was scared and tired and filled with confusion and hate and love. Her greatest fear was that he would die from the disease. My words to her were...

May 2, 2019

Look at all these great things that are happening!

I have solidified my career as a freelance musician, educator, and writer, I was accepted into some incredible graduate programs (Eastman – my ultimate choice, Harvard, and Syracuse University), I just got engaged to my...

February 25, 2019

7 Hobbies You Can Learn Online

You’re already online. Have you thought about what you’re going to do when you’re done reading this article? You could read the news, look at some cat memes, or watch music videos on YouTube. But you’ve been there and done that so many tim...

February 17, 2019

Having grown up in Syracuse New York, I went to a private Christian school. For MANY years-now it is different- our “prom” was called the Junior/Senior Dinner. Essentially the Juniors served dinner and played music for the seniors, as our way of saying ‘thank you’ and...

February 17, 2019

By a show of hands, how many of you have seen Mary Poppins Returns? One thing I love about the way they do these huge releases is that you get the music first. In theatre, the show has to open(more often than not) prior to you getting a cast album. It relies heavily on...