Entitlement vs. Privilege.

Entitlement vs. Privilege.

I recently shared about our trip to the mountains outside Kunming – an incredible experience that opened our eyes to a different kind of life cultivated a deep sense of gratitude. Ahhh, Gratitude. That’s the thing, isn’t it? In fact, it’s...
How a star stays alive

How a star stays alive

One beautiful advantage of living on the outskirts of a city is that we can once again see the stars. Nothing beats a warm evening outside, glass of shiraz in hand, gazing upward as one by one, the twinkling lights begin to reveal themselves. One evening as I watched...
Meet Tara. She’s extraordinary.

Meet Tara. She’s extraordinary.

I had the great privilege of interviewing Tara Baswani for my book and have featured the award winning performing artist in Chapter Three of The Spare Room, “A Voice for the Voiceless”. And oh, what a voice. Tara broke professional ground as a leading...
Hand me downs.

Hand me downs.

This photo was taken three years ago. I had handed down that yellow tank to Laini, who then sewed and affixed some fabric flowers to make it her own. I think there’s something sweet and intimate, wearing someone’s hand me downs. And now that my twelve...