On Finding Gratitude

  As I finished my last stretch, I reached for my phone and headed out the door. With the dim lit skies overhead and the crisp air, I began to pace down E street to Abe’s memorial. With every jog towards the ninety-four-year-old steps, the reflecting pool glistened and gave […]

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We, as A People.

  I stood — one foot on each of the double yellow lines. With every 15 seconds that passed, the city traffic in opposite directions tunneled past me just inches away. The wind tunnels generated from the moving cars created an unexpected stillness. People shouted, cars honked and there I […]

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Lost are the Days of Summer

Albeit days that feel endless, the season comes to a close just as you begin settling into it. Whether in Northern California or on the East Coast this impending frustration slowly weighs as the moon waxes and wanes in August. And for me, that frustration is real — very real. After three […]

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Destination X

Some times, some things should be kept a secret. And today, right now, it’s the location. Destination X. Trust in the journey. It, itself, is the destination. Predetermined endpoints detract from the possibility of discovering something new and from truly being present. The destination that was not became the destination that […]

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