Why Not?

My story begins 16 years ago. I was 12 years old and enjoying my summer vacation with my sister at the local city pool. We would ride our bikes down the block and spend our summer days splashing around with other kids, even on days when we had softball games. We were such rebels. While … Continue reading Why Not?

Stop Looking Away

When something makes me uncomfortable, I tend to look away. A scary scene in a movie. A bloody surgery scene in Grey's Anatomy. A painfully awkward acceptance speech during an awards show. "Out of sight, out of mind." I suppose that's the theory. Last month, I had an experience that proved this theory is all … Continue reading Stop Looking Away

If I Had a Magic Wand…

My first reaction was to play it safe and say I would create world peace, cure cancer, or make evil disappear in this world. While I want to live a happier, safer, and healthier world- I wanted to take a different approach and provide a different perspective. I would use my magic wand to make … Continue reading If I Had a Magic Wand…