Category: 2018 Writing Project

  • AOC Challenge Week 6 & 7: Break Time

    Hi All! I’ve hit a wonderfully busy time of my year, and for my own sanity, have decided to give myself a blogging pass for a bit until things settle down. In the meantime, last week’s On Being episode speaks to a lot of what I’ve been contemplating here. If you need a nice lift […]

  • AOC Challenge Week 5: Soup Kitchen Time!

    Hello! in 2018, I’ve decided to start my own personal writing challenge based on “Acts of Connection,” something I hoped to further develop after hiking the Camino de Santiago. You can find the whole story here.  I’m a tad behind here, so get ready for a two-post week! On the first night of my Camino in […]

  • AOC Challenge Week 4: The Women’s March

    Hello! in 2018, I’ve decided to start my own personal writing challenge based on “Acts of Connection,” something I hoped to further develop after hiking the Camino de Santiago. You can find the whole story here.  Toward the end of election night, when things really started to go south, Ben and I took a walk. We […]

  • AOC Challenge Week 3: Let’s Talk About Breweries

    Hello! in 2018, I’ve decided to start my own personal writing challenge based on “Acts of Connection,” something I thought about while hiking the Camino de Santiago. You can find the whole story here.  Quick note before I start: This week’s challenge was supposed to be about attending the NYC Women’s March. Due to an audition […]

  • AOC Challenge Week 2: Coffee and People Watching!

    Hello! in 2018, I’ve decided to start my own personal writing challenge based on “Acts of Connection,” something I thought about while hiking the Camino de Santiago. You can find the whole story here. In a nutshell, the past year’s terrifying political climate has distanced me even more from my community, and I’m seeking 52 […]

  • AOC Challenge Week 1: I Punched Some Things!

    Hello! in 2018, I’ve decided to start my own personal writing challenge based on “Acts of Connection,” something I thought about while hiking the Camino de Santiago. You can find the whole story here. In a nutshell, the past year’s terrifying political climate has distanced me even more from my community, and I’m seeking 52 […]

  • The 2018 Writing Project, Title TBD

    1. The Inspiration About two weeks into my hike across Spain this past summer, I posted this status on Facebook: “Since I arrived, many people have asked why I decided to return to the Camino a second time. And honestly, I’ve found myself somewhat stuck on how to answer. All I know is that I […]