Dispatches To My Children
If I die today, what will my young children have to know how much I loved them? A young father's death moved me to write them these letters.
What I Learned While Trout Fishing in Arkansas
Reflecting on my five days on the Spring River, I realize why I didn't write this story earlier: the fishing was only part of the joy of the trip.
On Flat Tires
What happens when even small things go wrong unexpectedly, and how I'm teaching myself to respond.
The Redemption Song of Lionel Messi
The world's greatest soccer player and the power of memories.
Not So Different After All
It's easy to think we're fundamentally different from our families. Listen to their stories, and you may find out you aren't that different at all.
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.