Goodbye, Ghana — You Were Good to Me, But My Heart Is Back in Texas

After nearly two months in Accra, Ghana, I decided to return to Austin, TX. I arrived in Dallas last week and drive into Austin tomorrow to move in with a good friend and start the next chapter of my little life from back where I left off in October. My experience in West Africa was … Continue reading Goodbye, Ghana — You Were Good to Me, But My Heart Is Back in Texas

Never Meet Your Heroes — Or, That Time I Met David Sedaris

As I imagine is the case for many writers, David Sedaris is something of an idol of mine. He's funny and real and biting and dark in turns, and then so gut-wrenchingly, laugh-out-loud funny again you forget that what you're reading really is slightly heartbreaking, until you're crying from laughing so hard and then realize … Continue reading Never Meet Your Heroes — Or, That Time I Met David Sedaris