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When Planets Align
Posted on June 5, 2012
I don’t necessarily believe that everything happens for a reason, but I do believe that you can derive meaning from anything. Admittedly, this can be a fruitless endeavor, but we...
KONY 2012: Why do you care?
Posted on April 13, 2012
By now you have not only heard about Invisible Children’s “KONY 2012” video-gone-viral, you’re probably one of the more than 100 million people who’ve seen it. You’ve also probably heard the criticisms...
Posted on January 4, 2010
I always checked the mailbox on Thursday afternoons when I came home from school because that’s when Sports Illustrated showed up, and each week I scoured it. I’d lie down...
Ride the Wave
Posted on December 28, 2009
I hadn’t been awake long when I heard JJ outside our beach bungalow in Ko Lanta talking to our dad. Although it was the morning of December 26th, it was...
Posted on June 6, 2009
Today is the 65th anniversary of the D-Day Invasion. When I was twelve and again when I was sixteen, I visited the American Cemetery in Normandy. The cemetery sits on...
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