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First Impressions can be Rough

NOTE: This post never got published – WordPress accidentally sent it to drafts. This post is from the beginning of September, and I only just realized it now. 796 more words

Living Abroad

A Mala'prop'os Ending

It goes without saying that any stage performance has the potential to turn into the most flabbergasting memory in your otherwise buoyant existence with a little help from the universe at the right time. 518 more words


One Setback, Two Steps Forward

Another first today, on the road to nirvana.

Within the safe confines of my mind, my idea makes perfect sense. Not only do I see a consumer need that I think I’m qualified to meet, but I envision a philosophy, brand and identity that address a gaping hole in the financial-services landscape. 1,335 more words

My English Ancestor

In my last blog, I gave you a taste of my genealogical tree on the LDS website, Family Search. Some years I connected with cousins on my paternal grandfather’s side (mix of European and Native American) and was fascinated by all the genealogical threads but I knew less about my conquistador side. 638 more words


Be afraid, Have fun

Quick update: I’ll be uploading several posts within the next few days. I got behind on posting, but I have been writing.

Thus far, orientation appears to be 95%: 630 more words

Living Abroad

The Dog Makes for a Better Beta Than my Mother

Sometime in March this year, I gave my mother the first draft of Lost Among Shadows because she asked for it and I figured, while biased, her feedback couldn’t hurt. 265 more words


Zagora; Adventures in the Sahara

A couple months into my semester abroad, a close friend of mine suggested a wild idea. She had heard about a festival that was taking place in Zagora, a desert city in southern Morocco. 1,629 more words