namaste

It is a Thursday past midnight and I lie newly awake When in the ground beneath me I feel the earth quake A brief passing wave, maybe a second or two But a sudden reminder of what Nepal has been through I can’t imagine what it felt like last spring when it happened Lives interrupted..


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This is Nepal

It’s been three months since I relocated to Nepal and I’ve experienced so much in this short period of time. It feels like lifetimes since I left the States in October. I’ve taken in so many new sights and sounds and have been consistently overwhelmed trying to process it all. There have been many ups..


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It’s OK to not be OK

No one wants to talk about mental health. The weight of the stigma surrounding the issue is so heavy that I started this post 5 months ago and am just now comfortable with sharing it. A deep respect for the lives lost and lives affected by these issues caused me great initial hesitation in putting..

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Party on the ball

I really just wish I had gotten the chance to tell you how much I appreciated you, big cat. The light within in me shines so much brighter because we crossed paths. _____________________   Going from a high school football program with 35 boys to a collegiate locker room of 100 plus young men from..


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Setbacks pave the way for comebacks 

People often ask me why I’m so positive or how I can be in such a good mood all the time. Let me tell you, it certainly wasn’t always that way. The start of this journey begins with the biggest disappointment of my life, which turned out to be the best thing that ever happened..


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It gets no better

I'll let you in on a little secret...it's about the amazing power of gratitude. In the above song, No Better Blues, Chance the Rapper rattles off a long list of things he claims to hate. Some are things he couldn't conceivably dislike, like the simple comfort of a bed or something as beautiful as the..

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