Swimming Pool and Ladder
09/10/2013
Summer was approaching and the possibilities were endless. Well... not really, because I was 12 and didn’t have a driver’s license or a friend living within walking or biking distance of my house... read more
09/07/2013
Bored in school, failing classes, at odds with peers: This child might be an entrepreneur, says Cameron Herold. In his talk, he makes the case for parenting and education that helps would-be... read more
College Community
09/03/2013
Since moving home after graduating college from the University of the Redlands, I have been hit with the realization that the community I have been surrounded by for the last four years is no... read more
08/22/2013
At 24 years old, yoga instructor Rachel Brathen has caused quite the stir. If you are on Instagram these days, I’m sure you have come across @yoga_girl at some point. With over 300,000 followers and... read more
Boats with mountains in background
08/20/2013
Part One: Journey to the Arctic Circle The night before our voyage, my fellow travelers and I offered a warm beer from our trunk to an old man camping nearby. He advised against our morning... read more
Group of people with sunset in background
08/13/2013
One of my favorite quotes when it comes to service and making a difference has always been “Think globally, but act locally.” Honestly that quote is much easier said than done. It is much easier... read more
City Line
07/30/2013
When we share our yards, sidewalks, and other common spaces, we find a greater sense of belonging and connection to those around us. Biology is destiny, declared Sigmund Freud. But if Freud... read more
People Sitting at Table
07/23/2013
When I think about bliss in terms of Community, it brings an immediate smile to my face. Spending time with my family and friends-- that’s bliss to me. This weekend I had the chance to spend time... read more
Rock House
07/16/2013
Tami Balzanna is my boyfriend’s aunt, his dad’s sister and we met for the first time in April. She embraced me like she has known me my whole life. I was immediately drawn to her spirit, her... read more

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