What Orchestras and Pie Have in Common

More than you think. When I took a job fundraising for The Cleveland Orchestra, the last thing I expected was for my pie hobby to find its way into my work. That’s probably because I didn’t understand orchestras the way I do now. In it’s simplest explanation, orchestras are a group of people creating something…

Perfecting the Imperfect

I need to get off the pie.  I recently spent three days straight practicing pie for a Pi Day challenge handed down to me at work. Here is what those three days looked like: 15 homemade pie crusts (which translates into 15 sticks of butter mind you) 8 store-bought pie crusts for low risk practice…

Obligatory Pi Day Post!

I’ve been laying low from the blog lately.  Mostly because I’m exhausting myself on all of my thoughts and ideas and am trying to recalibrate what this really is – a meaningful hobby.  I don’t aspire to be a blogger. I’m not interested in spending my energy creating a community of empty “likes” in the…

Norm’s Key Lime Pie

Legacies are built on others taking notice of how we live our lives when we are not asking to be watched.