Writing

  • Mother’s Day Redux

    May 8, 2014

    I posted this piece last year as we neared Mother’s Day. I was still living in the jungles of Costa Rica, where the rainy season had arrived. One year...

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  • Our Idols are Human Too

    March 4, 2014

    I never imagined wanting to come to John Travolta’s defense. But amidst all the post-Oscar Travolfrenzy about his on-stage butchering of Idina Menzel’s name, I’d like to weigh in. Sure, I typed my name...

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  • Going for the Gold

    February 10, 2014

    My friend Julie posted her goal of someday working on the Olympics on Facebook the other day. It’s a great goal—and one I am sure she’ll accomplish. A young...

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  • White Rose Love

    January 14, 2014

    My time at Wake Forest was transformational. In four short years, I learned how to balance a checkbook, footnote a term paper and get out of bed for a...

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  • When The End is Only the Beginning

    July 10, 2013

    I did it. I typed The End after I wrote the final sentence of my book a few weeks before I left Costa Rica. I think writer protocol says you are...

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“Now I had a new assignment beyond writing Sally’s story. I had to figure you how to rewrite my own.”

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