Why Commit?

This was originally written for submission to the Modern Love college essay contest. It is hot in the car as we yell the lyrics to a song by Cher off-tune. The landscape is the same every time. A clear bright sky, a winding empty road, and a bittersweet sense of loss as we encroach on… Continue reading Why Commit?



Part 2 of Spring Break in Haiti. See Part 1 here I have just left the room that was supposed to host our last pre-trip session. We ate a fantastic dinner (the pork was the best, as Amy said it would be). Dr. Karlin was wonderful as ever in coordinating not only a dinner but more importantly… Continue reading Doubts