WELCOME TO MY WEBSITE

Be it ever so humble, I consider it my home online…but really it’s more of a vacation cabin. Nothing fancy. A good place to spend some time and make new friends. If you want to reach me, this is the spot. I try to write back whenever possible, so say hello. You can also sign up for my newsletter by filling out the form at the bottom of every page. Thanks for stopping by and we’ll be in touch.

 

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LATEST NEWS

Wide-Open World to be released from Ballantine Books FEBRUARY 10th, 2015

 

Honestly, I couldn’t be more proud of how the book turned out.  It’s a memoir about the six months my family and I spent volunteering our way around the world and it was a family vacation unlike any other.

Huge thanks to my editor Susanna Porter and the talented team at Random House. Just finished recording the audio book at Recorded Books in New York City. I sincerely hope this story gives many readers the inspiration to take their own volunteer adventure. You may not change the world, but the world will definitely change you.

Let me know what you think and send me a postcard from the road.

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Advance Praise for Wide-Open World

NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER

(Click a logo below to order your copy today)

MY LATEST BLOG POSTS

For most of the past year, I’ve been living at the Good Shepherd Agricultural Mission in Banbasa, India, blogging about the unexpected pleasures of orphanage life. Take a look and leave me a comment. I never get tired of talking about these kids.

A FEW OTHER PROJECTS

I consider myself a writer first and foremost, but I love to do all kinds of other creative projects as well. Movies, music, photography, animation. Click on one of the images below to see what’s new or click on the Projects tab up above.

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SILHOUETTES

What can you do with a month on an island, some scissors and cardboard? Take a look at my latest collection.

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NEW ORPHANAGE

A passion project of mine. Launching an initiative to find and fund the best orphan projects worldwide.

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TED TALK

A TED talk about volunteering your way around the world. Six minutes to inspire your own adventure.

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