The “Woke” Olympics

I recently interviewed my colleague Shilpa Alimchandani (her episode will drop next week so tune in!) and she said something that has been ping-ponging around in my mind ever since we talked. Shilpa said we need to stop competing in the “Woke Olympics,” where we’re all in competition to prove we’re more enlightened than the […]

Pops at War

My dad was drafted into the Army to serve in the Korean War the minute he turned 18.  He told my grandmother and aunties not to worry, because he barely weighed 100 pounds soaking wet and was sure they wouldn’t take him.  The Army decided he weighed enough and he was handed his assignment papers.  Then […]

Ok…start running!

Here we go!  I feel like I’m at the top of a roller coaster and in that second of silence before the plummet, when everything slows down for a moment, and I can feel the blood pumping through my veins with greater thickness and purpose, like my body is saying, “this is the end, my […]