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On Being an Inspiration to Others...

I know that I am very honest in my posts–perhaps too honest sometimes. I swore to always speak my truth so that I can live authentically, not just in fake ways to gain favor by impressing people. 136 more words

Media Milestone!

How exciting! I’ve been interviewed about my writing for newspapers, magazines, and once on the radio, but my first (cable) television interview airs this weekend on C-SPAN2. 173 more words

Life Connection

My last day

Yesterday was my last day at work as a Graduate Research Associate at the lab at OSU. It was my last day at OSU as a student. 982 more words

Random Thoughts

Life is not a sprint, it is definitely a marathon that contains mazes, pitfalls and mountains.

Nevertheless, the most successful journey, battle and ultimate victory belong to those who keep moving forward. 312 more words


Yesterday I was doing some work for friends of mine, the wonderful Anne and Paul who have a condo on East 9th Street. Anne read my blog about being out of work a few weeks ago, and graciously offered me some work. 788 more words


Determination: n. having very intense persistence and perseverance

A determined human puts in much energy, effort, frequently tries to achieve a goal, sometimes suffers many failures, and frequently perseveres or does so for a long duration until a goal(s) is achieved. 128 more words

Common Sense

Made to Thrive: Lessons I Learned in Dry and Weary Land

March has been especially hard for me. Generally, it has been quite a struggle to be in Indonesia but these last two weeks, for some reason it was very difficult to stay joyful. 1,223 more words