Please Deliver To My Father In Heaven

Dad, I’m sorry I haven’t written sooner. I thought I should have something interesting to say or accomplished a big life goal…but I’ve only recently realized that showing up or reaching out is the entire point – not so much what you say. So what’s happened these past five years? I suppose the most exciting thing […]

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Mugged In Malaysia

I’m actually surprised it took this long. Seven months on the road and not even a hint of someone trying to steal from me. There was the unfortunate food poisoning incident in Vietnam that landed me in a hospital (scary), but as far as travel catastrophes go, I’ve been lucky. Even now, I know it could have […]

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A Stranger In The Mirror

I stared in the mirror for five minutes straight this morning. A stranger stared back at me. I don’t think she blinked. …but she smiled at me. She was happy. She studied my face while I synchronously examined her. I was taken aback by how confident she was. She wasn’t scared. She was empowered… and […]

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A Letter To My Future Husband

Dear Future Husband, We haven’t even met yet and I’m mad at you. Impressive. But when you do finally read this, you’ll already know I’m an open book. So let’s dive right in. We’ve wasted enough time. I’m mad that… I’m writing this letter on a plane to Paris without you. I’m mad that… You […]

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