Misc

Staying Behind, or, Why I’m Choosing to Remain in Greensboro.

Feb 15th, 2013 | By
This is cheating because it was taken in Charlotte, but here's proof I'm happy at 17. Photo by Adam Lazzara.

ShareTweetI have changed a lot in the past three years. When I was fifteen, I looked at anyone who stayed in their hometown for college as lazy, or thought they would never go anywhere. I told myself I would be a failure to stay in Greensboro for college. I had dreams of going to art
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I Told You So – Ask Sue

Oct 9th, 2012 | By
ITYS

ShareTweetI’m here, Greensboro.  I’m finally here. I told the Avant Greensboro people that I wanted to write an advice column for the site two months ago. I gave my friend Reba some advice about a fellow she was dating, and she said I should have an advice column. I told her I agreed.  I should.
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A Dispatch From the Dish Pit

Oct 5th, 2012 | By
dish pit

ShareTweetDeep inside the bowels of a high-rise hotel in Greensboro I find myself staring down a massive tray of congealed grits. It is my duty to clean this buffet serving tray and restore it back to its original, pre-congealed grits state. It’s my first night on the job and the party to whom these grits
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Foxy Roxie’s Divalicious Birthday Extravaganza

May 22nd, 2012 | By
Roxie Birthday Dress

ShareTweetThe Beginning of a Superstar Roxie turned two on Saturday, May 19th and there was no way she wasn’t going to have a big celebration. It actually got started unexpectedly on that Thursday when I entered her in the PEOPLEPets.com #CutePic of the day photo contest. I had to enter by 5pm EST and I
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Urban Foraging for the Modern Hunter-Gatherer

May 7th, 2012 | By
Greensboro berry picking

ShareTweetAn increasing weight is being thrown behind local foods, and for good reason: monster corporations control the majority of the human food supply, including patented seeds. We’re at the top of the food chain and it’s about time we reclaimed control, responsibly and with compassion, with an emphasis on organics and the local terroir. All
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Confessions of a G-List Actress: Day 2 of an Indie Webseries

May 1st, 2012 | By
NC Film Poster

ShareTweetAfter a nearly sleepless night between Allen (my co-star), and Leigh (the friend I brought with me) and Nikita (my dog) we get up at 6 am for another day of shooting.  Oddly enough, sleeping in a bed with strangers is not a new thing to me.  You get used to it after a while
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How Many Tricks Can Your Dog Do?

Apr 11th, 2012 | By
Roxie's Graduation

ShareTweetHow many people can tell their dog to do something and the dog do it right when asked? Not many people. Although Roxie doesn’t do every single thing that I ask her to do on command, she is pretty darn close thanks to proper training. I take her to Fran Patat who is the head
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Confessions of a G-List Actor: Day 1 of an Indie Webseries

Apr 9th, 2012 | By
Actress Lilly Nelson

ShareTweetI am an actor.  I am well versed in the art of actoring.  I must be okay at it, otherwise I suppose people wouldn’t pay me to do it.  Two weekends ago I started work on a project in Wilmington, NC.  Is This It?  I won’t ruin it for you but it should be a
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Steve Waffles

Mar 22nd, 2012 | By
College Hill Sundries by Chelsea Parker

ShareTweetI got out of a three and a half year relationship not too long ago, right about the time that the holiday decorations were going up and everyone was greeting each other with a cheerful “Hello!”  Suffice it to say this was one of the worst Christmases that I have ever had.  I am not
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It’s Amazing! A Tale of Travels Part 5

Mar 13th, 2012 | By
A Bridge I suppose

ShareTweetOn the Tracks Again The train rides, aside from the gorgeous Americana out the window, have been generally quite dull. They’ve only been kept enjoyable by earbuds and my book of e. e. cummings. That is until the sun went down on the California Zephyr rolling overnight from Chicago to Denver, a long haul to
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