Pura Vida

I’m finally home for the holidays after a few months of traveling. This coincides with the final phase of this ‘sabbatical’ year: Finally read that book. That book…

What I’ve Been Up To

A few months ago I started my new passion project in honor of 5 years off seizure medication. I’ve taken one of those nifty DNA tests and will…

I shouldn’t have a blog

No really. How long has it been? I’d be ashamed at the irregularity but… I’ve been busy and I have nowhere near the time management skills that my…

Find Gratitude for What’s Left

The Story: A little over a year ago I heard the most horrendous news. Besides the sadness and anger, there came a layer of disbelief. At first, disbelief that this…

You gotta tell people your problems…

​ I once got to chat fireside with a Maasai warrior while zebras grazed nearby. To say that was a highlight of my life is an understatement. It’s more…

What I’m Loving

We’re only a few days away from the end of 2016 and if you’re at all like me you’re counting down in ways you’ve never done before. Without…

Binding Instead of Blinding

Good news: The election is finally over. Bad news: It feels like the morning after a wild party where the first thing out of your mouth is ‘What…

Part 2: Looking at the Data – The Book Thief

About a week ago, I shared with you my latest read and also the first part of the accompanying mini-project. This week, I’ll do a bit of quick…

Part 1: Getting the Data – The Book Thief

I just finished reading The Book Thief and I must say it’s definitely as great as they say it is. The book had me completely captivated from beginning…

It’s been a long time, I shouldnta left you…

[If you can finish that line correctly well then you and I must become besties.] I’ve failed at this blogging thing. I’ve got my reasons though – one…