Expanding your Power to Take Risks

Finish this sentence. The one thing in life I would be most scared to do is… Before I turned eighteen, the scariest thing I ever did on purpose was to put myself at risk of public ridicule. I tried out for cheerleading even though I had chicken legs and was far from having the popularity... Continue Reading →

Be a Tourist in Your Own Life

I hate to admit it, but I have become quite antagonistic toward tourists over the past few years. I live in a small town that’s considered a tourist destination, where on any given summer weekend, it feels as though the travelers outnumber the residents. When the month of May rolls around, most of us locals... Continue Reading →

Waves of Opportunity

Boston Marathon Photo credit: Boston Herald Back in April, I was working out at the gym when a story on ESPN caught my attention. As I watched, infamous images slid across the screen.  They were black and white photographs of a female runner with a man attacking her from behind, vigorously attempting to rip the... Continue Reading →

Road Trip

It is a daunting thing to write the very first blog entry on a website that could potentially be read by millions.  To quote someone very close to me, “It’s only for forever!” I’ll be honest in telling you that I’ve been writing for over a month, in anticipation of this very day.  And then,... Continue Reading →

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