Sarah and Hannah Take DC

After our family reunion in Connecticut, my mom flew back to Texas and my little sister Hannah took the bus down to DC with me. The plan is to look at some colleges, but I also want to have some fun and show her what independence in a big city looks like. (Hannah's sitting next …

Looking Back: My Dinner with Mo

One of the highlights of our time in Tanzania was the opportunity to have dinner with the youngest billionaire in Africa, Mohammed Dewji. A graduate of Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, Mr. Dewji (or Mo, as he asked to be called) transformed his father's company into a $1.3 billion conglomerate with interests in manufacturing, …

Reconnecting in Connecticut

This weekend involved a lot of travel, as my mom's extended family converged in Connecticut for our semi-annual family reunion. We've lived all across the country - in California, Colorado, Texas, Seattle, Brooklyn - and over the past few years, the location of our reunion has changed, but we try to meet up at least …