Most people who know me, know I spend a bit of time on the road. I've worked and traveled around the world, often to places that most people never heard of or never thought to visit. I can identify precisely when I caught the travel bug: I was 20 and, while getting my bachelors degree at... Continue Reading →

In this next series of posts, I’m switching gears and instead explore this same theme but from a different angle: what if. This “what if” intention is so crucial because it is from the place of “what if”, where we imagine a more joyous and beautiful life that’s worth our living.

They were outside on a hot August day, the sky above a cloudless blue. The 30 year old international aid worker and her two colleagues from the US had been invited by a local NGO to attend a soccer match between two junior league teams in Katatura township of Windhoek, Namibia. The three Americans were... Continue Reading →

This past New Years holiday, I spent the better part of the three-day weekend reconnecting with a dear friend from El Salvador, a place where I once called home. I had offered to help with his personal essay for an application and wound up quite involved in the whole writing and editing process. Sometimes to "reconnect"... Continue Reading →

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