What If…

What if. Two words that carry a lot of weight. What if I take this new job – with the big title and the bigger responsibilities – and I fail? What if I fully devote myself to writing and creativity and people don’t want to hear the stories I have to tell? What if I,…

Adventure Awaits

How is it possible that leaving the place I live makes me feel more at home? The movement of travel stirs up a mixture of emotions – excitement, anticipation, wonder…and a pinch of anxiety. This cocktail is best sipped when a ticket has been purchased and the promise of adventure awaits. Somehow, even with all…

Meeting You Again

A couple of weeks ago I was having coffee with a new friend. As we were getting to know each other and sharing stories about what brought us to this point in life, she stopped me when I mentioned my sister. “Is she as outgoing as you? Because you seem pretty extroverted,” she asked. I almost…