It is easy to sit in judgement of others, to overlay our beliefs about how the world works onto their reality...What if we stopped seeing our way of life as a right and instead understood our days as filled with privilege?
sub·mis·sion (sb-mshn) n.1. a.The act of submitting to the power of another: b.The state of having submitted. See Synonyms at surrender. 2. The state of being submissive or compliant; meekness. 3. a. The act of submitting something for consideration. b. Something so submitted The word "submission" doesn't roll off … Continue reading Submission
Dear Dad, Last night I attended a "black-tie optional" American Cancer Society Gala fundraiser as a guest of a friend. I was a bit out of my league - I had to buy a dress and heels and Neil had to buy a suit. We'd never been to anything like it and we had fun. Just … Continue reading An open letter to my dad : “Everything You Do Matters”
Three hours into my second day of skiing I already needed a break. It was a powder day, but here in the Pacific Northwest "powder" is still heavy, requiring effort to get back up if you go down. I had already required several extractions that morning: double ejection face-plants necessitating climbing uphill to search for … Continue reading Another Good Day To Be Alive