March 23, 2013

It’s barely 9am and I’m already having a hard time concentrating on my work. Granted, it’s a Saturday, and I’m not feeling especially motivated, and the cozy, quiet café I found so inspiring a few weeks ago, is now a noisy, cold and drafty hangover cure for a bunch of wannabe hipsters. Inspiration feels far, [...]

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FearLess Reader–Sara

January 27, 2013

I went to a small high school–less than 200 students total, and only a little over 40 in my class. One wouldn’t think such a small student body could support the arts, but someone had the foresight to dedicate one large corner of the 100+ year old building for exactly that purpose. It was in [...]

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Dispactch from Africa: In This Place

November 1, 2012

Jambo friends! I know it’s been a while, but I have a great excuse—I finally got my ass out of the office and on vacation. In Africa, no less. I spent week one (of three) enjoying my first safaris in the Selous Game Reserve and Ruaha National Park (I promise, much  more on all that [...]

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Lessons in Happiness

August 14, 2012

The way we talk about happiness, you’d think it was the most valuable currency in the galaxy. When parents tell their children of their aspirations for them, it usually boils down to something like, “as long as you’re happy honey, we’re behind you 100%”. Or, when you’re trying to act like an adult after a [...]

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