Goals for 2016-2017

This post is dedicated to my Uncle Dave “from Florida” Fitzgerald, who has shared many pieces of wisdom over the years. One of my favorite “Uncle Dave-isms” is that there is magic to writing your goals down. From personal experience, I have found this to be true. I have also found that sharing goals creates … More Goals for 2016-2017

“How did you freaking get here?”: A surprise homecoming in Pangkal Pinang

  “Assalamualaikum!” Peace be upon you! I call out the traditional Muslim greeting from outside the front gate of a neighbor’s house. “Walaikumsalam!” And peace be upon you! A man’s voice responds from inside. His head pokes into the ruang tamu–the front receiving room for guests–and he smiles in surprise. “Oi! Ada Miss Kelly!” Even … More “How did you freaking get here?”: A surprise homecoming in Pangkal Pinang