• Still Working on my Handstand. Still Missing Dad.

    June 13, 2014

    Last Father’s Day, Elephant Journal published this blog post I wrote about my dad. It’s a good read for this year as well. Check it out here. Still working...

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  • Go Forward For Humanity

    May 18, 2014

    On a recent job interview with a Wake Forest alumna, the interviewer looked at her resume and asked, “What is it they do to you at Wake Forest? There’s...

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  • Mother’s Day Redux

    May 8, 2014

    I posted this piece last year as we neared Mother’s Day. I was still living in the jungles of Costa Rica, where the rainy season had arrived. One year...

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  • Our Idols are Human Too

    March 4, 2014

    I never imagined wanting to come to John Travolta’s defense. But amidst all the post-Oscar Travolfrenzy about his on-stage butchering of Idina Menzel’s name, I’d like to weigh in. Sure, I typed my name...

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  • Going for the Gold

    February 10, 2014

    My friend Julie posted her goal of someday working on the Olympics on Facebook the other day. It’s a great goal—and one I am sure she’ll accomplish. A young...

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