The Ideal Slowdown

This past year for my birthday in October, we went to one of my favorite places: the Pacific Northwest. My college roommate is from Tacoma, Washington, and over the years, I’ve made a handful of trips out there to the opposite end of the country to visit her and her family. I find the Seattle…

Columbia Memories

Has it really been ten years? I can remember that February morning in 2003 so vividly. I was 17, a Junior in high school in Miami, and for whatever reason, I was home that morning.  TV news was always on in our house. At any given time in the day, one of us was watching…