My experience with implicit bias...

I had to make a delivery to an upscale apartment building in Carmel, IN which is a very affluent predominantly white suburb of...

Cheers to a Messy Holiday!

My daughter and I put up the Xmas decorations the other day — at her prodding. She and I looked wryly at each other as we positioned the...

A Rolling Vision Quest around some lakes...

I came home from a year of volunteering and exploring my way around the world and quickly realized I hadn’t given my own country the same...

My friend.....

I had invited him over for coffee the other day as he has completed several epic bike rides including riding around Lake Michigan. A...

Oh dear god...

So yesterday a fellow college age co-worker at the liquor store (Yes, I’m a job hopper following the allure of big bucks from generous...

What a wild chapter:

Living in the time of a pandemic, finding a job as an essential worker and creating space for a roommate with Parkinson’s I was in...

What Have I Learned? 34 notions...

It was 91 degrees in Amed, Bali and I was sitting on the steps of an Indomaret mulling over the year while eating a roll of coffee...

Homecoming!

One rather gloomy winter day, I found myself slowly ambling around the halls of the Chicago Merchandise Mart peering into the showrooms...

Bali.... it’s the small things.

So I was awakened one morning by the 4:30am call of the rooster and rolled over to find a dead snake lying next to my bed. That was the...

The Shaman...

I met Made at a dive shop and followed him on my scooter over windy, hilly roads that hugged the beautiful Amed shore line. Made was an...

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway....

Gede (pronounced with two short “Es”; accent on the second) was the 20 year old that picked me up from the airport after a LONG travel...

The 88 Year Old Star Finder...

The synchronicities of South Arica continue to amaze me. The other day I pulled up a Ted Talk that I had queued in my email over a year...

Full Stop (Healing in South Africa)

I met with the surgeon again this week, and he said, “I thought the next time I would see you would be in surgery....” My body put me in...

Oh Africa...

In Chobe National Park in Botswana, the safari guide pointed to the star on the farthest right point of the kite and drew a straight line...

Memory, Patience and Rice

I was surrounded by a gaggle of little bodies pressing in to see small pictures of America on my phone. I was visiting Natemwa School, a...

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