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 adding your email to the little box at the top of the page. I promise not to bug ya.  Thanks for stopping by and we’ll be in touch.

 

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LATEST NEWS

For the past three years, I’ve been spending a lot of time at the Good Shepherd Agricultural Mission

 

The Mission is an large Indian orphanage eight hours east of Delhi on the Nepal border. It’s been around since 1948 and is home to 70 of the sweetest kids you’ll ever meet. If you think orphans are grim, sad-faced urchins in need of a bath and a hug, you should check this place out.

 

I found it at random while my family and I were on our Wide-Open World adventure. We typed in “Indian” and “Orphanage” into Google and there it was, first in line. Now I’m here so much I consider it my second home.

 

For anyone wanting to get involved in the world, make a difference, be a part of some truly transformational work, I encourage you to check out the Mission website and look around. There are lots of great videos and photos to give you an idea of what they’re all about. You can even go for a visit. I promise you: your heart will never be the same.

 

These kids and millions more like them around the world need all of us right now. If you have a heart for orphaned or abandoned children (and really, who doesn’t?), be another one of the heroes they’re all waiting for.

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MY LATEST BLOG POSTS

Most of my posts are about volunteering, writing, and 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. Click on one of the images below to see what’s new.

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SUNSET SELFIES

It started with just some scissors, a knife, some cardboard and a lonely island. Take a look at my latest collection.

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NEW ORPHAN AGE

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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