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The Broken Oar

It’s always a good time for gratitude. I think occasionally about my rather brief, but very impactful collegiate rowing experience. Being on the freshman heavyweight crew team at Princeton University taught me some profound lessons on teamwork, pulling together, being in sync, and overcoming obstacles together. It taught me to be grateful for teammates. One […]

Homefree

Some people have a soft spot for kids. For others it’s old people. For me it’s always been the homeless. I grew up in a big city with a sizable homeless population, and a lot of rich people too. As a kid I understood the maxim that a place is only as rich as its […]

Family Staycation Ideas for 2022

The days are getting warmer and brighter, meaning many of us will start thinking about the trips and holidays we want to take this year. Getting time away with your family is a great bonding experience and you should value the time you can have relaxing together. The UK has loads of different ideas to […]

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Checking In: A Tribute To My Sister, Maya Anna Warren

July is Minority Mental Health Month. I just learned that. So I guess it’s fitting that I talk about this. Today. Tomorrow. Next month. Next year. Until I don’t have anything else to say. My sister, Maya Warren, died by suicide at some point in the couple of days leading up to Friday, June 17, […]

Love Must Equal Justice

“Weeping may endure for the night, but joy comes in the morning.” I have loved this verse and sentiment since my mother first taught it to me. It guided me as a child and young adult, and guides me still. Surprise surprise, since the start of the new year, I’ve been in a reflective mode. […]

Reconnecting in London this Spring

Few cities in Europe can offer a greater diversity of experiences than you can have in London. The new year brings thoughts for how we can take trips to entertain ourselves, and many people will be turning their sites on the UK capital for a unique experience. While it is virtually impossible to guarantee any […]