A Lucky Lie

A long time ago, I had an encounter I will never forget with a taxi driver in Cairo. My short essay about the experience was published recently in an issue of Oregon Humanities called Quandary.

How skiing powder taught me everything I need to know about life

Learning to ski powder is harder than it looks. It involves tangled crashes, snow-caked goggles, and plenty of frustration. And mastering powder requires loads of patience and repetition. Sometimes, it may even require rethinking your approach to getting what you want. I got a crash course in powder skiing when I joined the Mammoth Mountain … More How skiing powder taught me everything I need to know about life