Books 2017

Growing up pretty much all I did was consume stories either written or on TV. I decided I wanted to add English as my second degree because I wanted an excuse to read more in college. My reading consumption has waxed and waned from year to year, but I’m trying to be more intentional starting with documenting what … Read more

Movies & TV 2016

This is going to be an incomplete list since I wasn’t keeping track last year, but let’s see what I can remember. The ones with * were my favorites for the year. Movies Hunt for the Wilderpeople A New Zealand film that just made me smile. Great story bridging different generations. * Raiders! The Story of the … Read more

Books I Read in 2016

Love Does by Bob Goff This was the first book I read in 2016 and the second time I’ve read this. Bob Goff is one of my heroes and I want to be like him when I grow up. The way he loves his family and his neighbors and the world is eye opening. You wouldn’t … Read more

Nashville – Day 1

Wednesday, September 28th at 5:00 am, my dad dropped me off at the airport for my flight to Nashville for the Story Gathering. I’ve volunteered at the conference when it was in Chicago. It’s the start of how I ended up in LA actually. It’s great, can’t wait for tomorrow, but for now here’s my … Read more

Life at the Beginning and the End

You know those deep introspective thoughts that makes you think about changing your entire world and then in the next moment you’re wondering what to have for dinner. Anyone else bounce back and forth like that? Is that normal? My first niece was born on June 23rd. I am now an aunt and our family has … Read more