Category Archives: Other Stuff

Impending Tragedy

The greatest tragedy in this life isn’t the silence that we keep–there can be magic in the quiet. The greatest tragedy is how we ignore each other. Ignore our children, our parents, our spouses. How much more could we become … Continue reading

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Retracing Encounters: The One That Changed My Life

1. Matthew One of the great loves of my life came into being the fall that I moved to Nome, Alaska to work at a non-profit radio station. Although I was the youngest member of our community, and he was … Continue reading

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Retracing Encounters: Changing the World One Outfit and Song at a Time

3. Schotty Location of Interaction: Niagara Falls, NY We were quite the dynamic duo in college. We operated a column together in the school newspaper for a short period of time and we supported each other through each ridiculous crush … Continue reading

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Retracing Encounters: Partners in Crime

5. Crystal Location of Interaction: East Saint Louis, IL Without a doubt, my love Ms. Crystal is one of my favorite people I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. She and her sister, Francine, are the cornerstone of the … Continue reading

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Retracing Encounters: Two Extraordinary Lives

7. Erin Location of interaction: Anchorage, Alaska (initially) I met Erin during a sporadic trip I took to Alaska in 2013 when I moved out of Hawaii. I was only in Anchorage for two weeks or so, but during that … Continue reading

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Out of My Life But Not My Heart: Retracing Encounters

I wanted to honor some of the people from my life. There are so many important people I’ve encountered in my time on this earth. Here are just a few who I’ve singled out to talk about. The following are … Continue reading

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One Year of Bloggin’

Holy cow, somehow a whole year has gone by since I first started this little blog. Who would have known it would end up sticking with me throughout the whole year after my time in East Africa? I thought, for … Continue reading

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