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“Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.” -Anaïs Nin
Welcome. I’m so glad you’re here. Take a sec and introduce yourself, if you’d like. Because not every conversation can start in the Costco food court. Although many do. I’ve had a few there myself.
- Recent publications: My first essay for 2018 was published by DAME Magazine, titled In Defense of Tonya Harding. Given my own history as a competitive figure skater with an abusive mother, I see Harding a little differently than most. I hope you’ll give it a read. And there’s this, a practical piece I did in December for The Seattle Times on optimizing your LinkedIn profile so that it gets recruiters’ attention.
- Book stuff: I’ve completed my memoir manuscript, and am working on a novel about a photojournalist in South Africa during the Mandela elections (cause hey, I was a development worker in South Africa during the Mandela elections).