Never Never Land Instagram jam

Well, friends, it has now been a full 13 days since we arrived in Never Never Land. I call it that because flying over top the North island, it looks a lot like where the lost boys reside — a place of fairy tales and…

Remembering Charlie and Braden Powell

For the past two years, all over the country, and in Puyallup, Wash. no less, the news has been captivated by the tragic story of one family — the Powell’s. Though you might already be familiar with the case: Two years ago, Susan Cox Powell…

8th grade secrets to a success-bound life

Over the weekend, I received an email note inviting me to be a guest speaker in an 8th grade class about college-bound success. I came at the very kind recommendation of a good friend of mine who’s classroom sits back-to-back with the teacher of the…