DJ Lady Luck Presents… Sona Jobarteh

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtmmlOQnTXM Goooooooooooooooood Wednesday and happy August 2017 to all my loyal listeners! It's your favorite ethnomusicologist, DJ Lady Luck, bringing you tunes from around the globe with the purpose of inspiring your mid-week workday and the month ahead! And speaking of inspiration... August is such an exciting month to me, especially when I think … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Sona Jobarteh

A Moment to Meditate: On the Fire… Within

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q429_9fyr2g   I recorded this fire while visiting the Oconaluftee Indian Village last summer.  That entire experience - the drive there from Asheville, the cultural guides/historic interpreters/demonstrations, and the drive back - had me... Meditating on the fire: Of a people, Of a history, Of a place, Of a strength, Of a pain, Of a … Continue reading A Moment to Meditate: On the Fire… Within

In Memory of… Leadership Through Sacrifice

One Memorial Weekend about 10 years ago, I was in Charleston, South Carolina supporting a group of fellow alumni in their effort to host a networking social at a restaurant downtown.  Not really there on vacation but not officially there for work, my thoughts were everywhere but on the holiday itself. The alumnus who volunteered … Continue reading In Memory of… Leadership Through Sacrifice

DJ Lady Luck Presents… The Nile Project

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mGPqKD-hyg What's up, what's up, what's up my good people of the world! It's your lady DJ on the master keyboard, my "wheels of steel," bringing you another eclectic sound for your ears... and a concert heads' up for you to fill any free time you have to travel in a couple of weeks (especially my NC peeps)! … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… The Nile Project

Leading Boldly, with a Servant’s Heart

On this holiday last year, I participated in a community service project as part of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service celebration on campus.  I vividly remember the frigid temperatures in Asheville that day and how, no matter the layers I wore, I still felt numbness in my feet and hands after a morning of working outside … Continue reading Leading Boldly, with a Servant’s Heart