In memory of the one woman I could count on when craving a new overseas adventure.
This is an excerpt taken from when I lived in Ulsan, South Korea in the mid-2000's. I had been battling gallbladder disease for eight years, but doctors insisted I was too young to have this kind of problem and I needed to focus on a healthier diet - the problem would take care of itself.... Continue Reading →
Disclaimer: This article is not for the faint of heart. Should you have issues with sexual violence, then I advise that you skip this piece. This is taken from my book, The Colors of Sand, and will be available for purchase in January 2019 on Amazon. Standing in front of the mirror, I looked at myself... Continue Reading →
This is an excerpt from my memoir, The Colors of Sand, due out in January 2019. You will be able to find it on Amazon. Striding along the uneven stone slabs, I imagined myself as a poised, confident woman in her high-heeled black faux-leather boots. It was a miracle that I had slid my average-sized... Continue Reading →
This is the second half of the interview that talks about a female traveler's relationship with her father and how her experiences in Saudi Arabia deeply affected her.
The adventures of a solo, female teacher and globe-trotter, and how her love of travel affects relationships with family and friends.
Birds of all shapes and sizes chirp, tweet, and sing while small winged things buzz and vibrate creating a rare melodious symphony only heard by the earliest of risers. Rays of gold fleck its leafy green friends with shades of sunrise as it slips between buildings and crosses streets. Light tangles itself among the many... Continue Reading →
I apologize for the delay in writing and posting. From July 22-August 6, 2018, I was away in Ireland for a series of workshops for my Master's in Creative Nonfiction. I was inspired by the people and places I visited and will be posting the articles I have written over the next several weeks. This... Continue Reading →
For most of my life I believed there was a better way to pray, a better way to connect with God, and that more existed than what I was being taught at home and in church, but what did I know? I was only seven years old. I had not only been born recognizing that... Continue Reading →
Dealing with crusty, flying things that go buzz in the night is where I draw the line. To read more about moving into my condo and my family of cockroaches, check out my article, Life Is About Trade-Offs. I had been living in my condo in Bangkok for a month and honestly believed that I... Continue Reading →