31 for 41: When I grow up

Dear Donovan, When I was in high school, I thought I wanted to be a doctor.  That’s why I minored in Chemistry and worked with a surgeon in the Dominican Republic in the summer of 2000.  My path seemed to be set, but I struggled with doubts about whether or not I would be happyContinue reading “31 for 41: When I grow up”

3 Reminders from 4th of July past

July 4, 1998–tiny town in southern Bolivia Only three people in town were celebrating the 4th of July as a significant date–the three young American girls living in Colon Sur for our summer/their winter.  By day, we visited the adobe homes of some of the most hospitable and resilient people I have ever met, helpingContinue reading “3 Reminders from 4th of July past”