I just received my first copies of my new book, Talking Across the Divide. A friend recorded my reaction to opening the box and seeing my hard work in print for the first time. Here’s the video.
Here’s a new welcome—to this website and to my new YouTube channel.
In April 2018, I hosted my first public Facebook Live “Ask Me Anything” Q&A. People had a lot of great questions, personal and otherwise. Check out the video to see how it went.
When I feel dejected, frustrated, lonely, or sad, there are some things I do that often help. Feel free to try these if things in your life or the world have gotten you down. In no particular order: I listen to music—first to help me process my emotions and then to help me move into … Read more
After 16 years running the nonprofit I founded, my life went in a new direction. Here’s the letter I wrote to my friends in early 2018.
Friends, It is with tremendous sorrow that I must share this formal statement, which is going out on GCN’s channels today. I have known about this since May but haven’t been able to speak about it, which is why I’ve been silent on social media. I wish I could comment on it further, but I … Read more
I’m an introvert, and I have a love-hate relationship with my phone. Here’s a humorous (but true) post about how to use the phone with people like me.
A few days after my mom’s death, I wrote this to help my friends know how to support me. Everyone grieves differently, but maybe this list will help you next time someone close to you has a tragedy and you aren’t sure what to do or say.
Okay, funny story. I flew into Nashville yesterday to do some media interviews. My publisher took me to a local TV station, where a guy from the station met with me and took me up to the studio to record a couple of local programs. As we walked, he said, “It’s so funny you’re doing … Read more
To brighten your day, here’s a totally silly humor piece based on my real-life experiences on various TV shows to promote my books and nonprofit work.