a thousand ways to cut

Cutting… You can cut something to separate. Shredding a piece of paper so that it is illegible. Cutting a piece of cake to share it with a friend. You can…

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big kids

“The most potent muse of all is our own inner child.”– Stephen Nachmanovitch I recently rode a ferris wheel with my sister and two childhood friends. It occurred to me…

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cygnet to swan

Seeing these 2 black swans with their cygnet is such a stark reminder of just how much physical transformation happens in the course of a lifetime. What is not as…

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looking up

There’s a tale from my college days about a fellow student that’s gotten lots of mileage. Let’s call the student “Brittany." The story goes like this: American teens wait in…

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a year to share your story

"Change starts with story, so keep sharing yours." – Omkari Williams Welcome to another new year. I was going to write “we are living in rather turbulent times”, but echoing…

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