It's been a solid year since I've posted on my blog; June 30, 2019. Next week I turn 34 and I've been contemplating my accomplishments and the areas in which I still need to grow. Now, it should be said that this blog will never again see the regular weekly or monthly posting I had … Continue reading Absent but not Idle
I've been in a very contemplative mood lately; I think it's a mix of where I am in my life and the media I consume. But a recent personal trip got me thinking and I wanted to share it. People always say that those on their death bed always wish they had spent more time … Continue reading The Memories We Share
"I'm going to write about whatever I want from now on".... proceeds to stop writing. Yes, I know I've been quite absent. Honestly, a part of me debates whether I should continue with a blog. I do like writing and I think if I continue, samples might be able to be used in the future for … Continue reading Change is Inevitable
“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” ― Lao Tzu Wow, super deep way to start this blog off! I wanted to help settle you into the mindset of today's post. Spoiler: it's … Continue reading My Roots are Showing: Plans Change and that’s Okay
It's that time of year again, when so many talented people gather on my block. Yes, VO Atlanta 2019 happened March 28th-31st! And yet again, I did not attend. Why? The Simple answer is that I do not believe that the potential justifies the investment. "Oh here we go" you're thinking, "Cynical, anti-social Cari was … Continue reading VO Atlanta – Investment or Indulgence?
There is an ongoing debate about how to get the best audio recording. Most would agree that it is a bit subjective, determined by the person's specific vocal tone and how it is received by each microphone. You could probably spend an entire week investigating which setup would work best for you and still come … Continue reading It all Started…
First off - Happy St. Patrick's Day to you! Fun fact, I have a bit of Irish in me (hence the green-hazel eyes and fair skin!) Did you know that the "Luck of the Irish" came about during the gold rush? The most successful miners were of Irish descent (1)! Although, around the same time … Continue reading Life Update; no, really!
I have two confessions to make. First, I have always been horrible with keeping a diary. Even as a child, I could never keep up with a journal for more than a few days unless I was cataloging something specific, like the declining health of my late dog, Fiori. But thoughts and emotions? Not so … Continue reading ˈdī(ə)rē – noun; a book in which one keeps a daily record of events and experiences.
As hinted at in last's week's post, there are some VO rules that are timeless. Staying Hydrated is probably one of the top, basic concepts. Now, Daily Disclaimer Dosage - Water is King. Straight H20 is the best option for you. Not juices, not sodas, definitely not energy drinks - Water. And if you can't … Continue reading Let’s Spill The Tea
The strangest thing happened to me this week. As you might recall, I had written a blog last week about distinguishing between a 'Career' and a 'Hobby'. It's a decision I found myself continually making over the years (Dedicate the time it deserves or Be able to pay rent every month) and I felt almost … Continue reading Okay… But Why?