Oct 26, 2022
I’m nine and living in a wonderful residential neighborhood in southern California.
And someone has just broken into our house while I was at school and my Dad and Step Mom were at work!
As I watch the police interview my parents outside, I know what I have to do.
I go into my Dad’s tool shed and look around until...
Oct 19, 2022
It’s the end of my first semester at the University of Hawaii and my roommate Shannon and I are cramming for finals. At around 9p at night, we decide to take a break so we go get a bite to eat at King’s Bakery.
After our delicious late night snack of Sweet Hawaiian Bread French Toast, we hop back on our mopeds,...
Oct 12, 2022
I’m sitting with my mom looking over old photos. At one point, I ask her if I ever played with dolls as a kid. She kind of smirks and says, “As soon as you received any doll that was given to you, off came the clothes. The doll was tossed aside, and your stuffed animals became the best-dressed toys in the world.”
Oct 5, 2022
It’s 2016. I’m putting on a high-stakes speaking and storytelling workshop. One of the attendees “Shawn” is the CEO of a tech company, and he’s not buying the idea of using storytelling to raise money and land deals.
I say to him, “Give me two days. But you’ve got to play all in. Are you in?”