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Colors in the Sky

The written version of the spoken word piece that appears on the UNESCO Center for Peace CD, “Action Moves People United“ I looked up into the sun Warm on my face The sky so blue Just like I could dive …

Go to the Woods

Through my tears, I strapped on the hiking shoes I wore on our last hike together – untouched since that day – and headed to Seneca Creek State Park, a nook of Mid-Atlantic flora and fauna amid the Maryland suburban …

The Turkey Story

In 2000, I moved to the country, after a lifetime of suburban living. I was excited about the changes to my quality of life that lay before me – no streetlights, no traffic, no neighbors stacked up on neighbors, no …

200 Words

200 words are all that separate me from the best opportunity I’ve had in a long time and I’m terrified. What a thin line. But it’s not the words separating me, is it…? It’s 200 words at the end of …

Bourdain was My Tribe

Many friends were quick to eloquently share their thoughts about the loss of Anthony Bourdain; quotes from him that summed up the essence of the person he showed the public – a person I do not doubt was very close …

The Soldier’s Final Letter

Frederick City, Md. Sept. 13, 1862 Dear Mother, We are near Frederick City expecting every hour to have an engagement with the enemy. I understand the enemy are under Gen. Lee, we have a tremendous army under Gen. Burnside. I …