Take Me To The River…

In the past, to me, the most amazing sunrises in Chicago were viewed from high-rise apartments that look out over Lake Michigan, while the most spectacular sunsets were seen from the deck of a sailboat while coming into one of Chicago’s harbors after a Wednesday night beer can race. Since beginning to row this spring with the organization Recovery on Water […]

A Reclamation Project

Two years ago, I joined WEGO’s Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge for 30 days of writing throughout the month of April and loved the results. I enjoyed the extra interaction with my readers, appreciated the extra push to finish writing assignments, and liked that I was connecting to a larger community of bloggers. I missed […]

Peace Corps Reflections

I can’t believe it’s already Peace Corps Week. In honor of the “toughest job I’ll ever love” these next 3 posts are dedicated to my 2 years of service, teaching language arts and other teachers on the West Indian island of Antigua. We were called EC58 and there were around 60 of us in our […]