Jasmine | Class of 2018

Jasmine | Class of 2018

Every summer, I'm lucky enough to get to meet and hang out some really great rising seniors. Many are 16-17 years old and are wise beyond their years. I'm always impressed by their confidence, their passions and hearing about their hopes and dreams. They are unafraid of the world and optimistic. They embrace humanity and [...]

12 Days of Christmas {Day 7}

12 Days of Christmas {Day 7}

My very first job was being a gift wrapper at Bailey, Banks & Biddle at Tyson's Corner. At 17 I'd gift wrap Rolex watches for Charles Mann, 15 carat diamond rings and sculptures that were thousands of dollars. My mother says I've always loved "pretty, shiny things" And she's right! Nothing has changed. I even [...]