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Storytelling School

Oct 27, 2021

I’m backstage at a TEDx event when our Stage Manager Phil asks me, “Where’s Sam?” 

I’m thinking, “Oh no. Where is Sam? I haven’t seen him lately… and he’s our next speaker!”

I open the stage door to the outside and I see him standing there with a concerned look on his face.

Seeing nervous speakers...

Oct 20, 2021

I’m a sophomore at the University of Hawaii attending normal classes by day and the American College of Sports Medicine certification classes by night. In one of the night classes, I meet this guy named Dave.

He tells me he owns a dojo in town and invites me to try a workout.

I explain that hey, I’m a Softball...

Oct 13, 2021

I couldn’t contain my curiosity. One day, while at my CrossFit gym, I hear word going around that someone’s providing complimentary photos of the athletes. Even though I don’t really need a photo, I check out the photographer’s work.

When I come across the first photo, this haunted feeling washes over me as I...

Oct 6, 2021

It’s my first improv performance. I’m so nervous, I don’t invite anyone to my show - no family members, no colleagues, no friends. Make that… no friends except... for my dear friend Steve from Baltimore. I know he’ll have my back and love this performance.

I peer from behind the curtain, just as the emcee is...