The Wonder of Ordinary
We say, "One person's trash is another person's treasure." I'm learning that ordinary stories are often the most powerful. You just have to pay attention.
When Did We Lose Our Imaginations?
As the road to my dreams became more choked with obstacles, I abandoned it. I am fighting now to get my imagination back.
Revisiting My Knoxville Soccer Culture Story
A look back at my story on soccer culture in Knoxville, Tennessee in 2015.
My New Observational Storytelling Project
They say a picture's worth a thousands words. I'll take the words.
The Directions Our Lives Go
A decade ago today I graduated college. My life looks nothing like I had imagined it. And that's okay.
Why Won't We Unfriend Strangers on Facebook?
Our friends lists are filled with people we haven't spoken to in years. Why do we find it so hard to let go?
My Year Reviewing Films
I spent a year reviewing films in my DVD collection. It didn't make me a penny. But, it helped me remember what I love about movies.
Write Your Own Mother's Day Cards
Don't rely on impersonal Hallmark cards to tell someone you care about them.
The Time We Waste Not Creating
Choose to create—not for a client, a business, an audience—but because it's what you were made to do.
My Hero, Batistuta
I was in eighth grade at PS 14. In Mrs. Squittieri’s history class we had been reading excerpts from