The English, part 1

When I handed the train conductor my ticket, he said, “Thank you, Love!”  That’s when I knew I wasn’t in England any more. I’m skimming the coastline in northern Wales on my way to catch a ferry to Dublin.  I’ll spend my next week touring Ireland with a group of InterVarsity students (American study-abroad students … More The English, part 1


If the daffodil had a face, it would have a fixed grin and rainbow-shaped eyes that gaze up at the warm sunshine without a worry in the world. Today I feel like that daffodil, but it wasn’t always so. I’ve been reflecting on my trip here 10 years ago when the climate of my soul was much different… … More Daffodils

1 Unlearn

5 days ’till my launch I consider how much I will need to unlearn in order to learn new things.  It’s St. Patrick’s day and in just a few weeks I’ll be in Ireland on a Celtic Pilgrimage learning about this saint!  

Amphibious Cycling

(This post has been churning within me for a couple years now.  As we pry apart the crusty shell, I hope we’ll find a pearl…) When I moved to Honolulu a couple of years ago, my roommate kindly gave me her bicycle.  As an independent-minded person, I much preferred cycling to riding the bus to … More Amphibious Cycling

Erasing Racism

I slipped into the passenger seat of a 2014 Lincoln and greeted my Lyft driver, an African American man about my age.  During my brief stay in Atlanta, GA, I’d been inspired to learn about the Nobel Prize winner whose name and legacy is memorialized all over his home city.  Today I was headed to … More Erasing Racism