Tag Archives: youth

Not Just Dance

A diamond in the rough, a New Mexico school of dance is also a school of thought, turning out dancers with a can-do mindset and a skillset to match.                            … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Hats Off

When I stepped inside Goorin Bros. Hat Shop in Chicago, there were hats on every table and every shelf — fedoras and flatcaps, baseball and bowlers. There, I met Tanya Jaramilla, and not unlike the establishment itself, she wears many … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Designing a New Future

Do you feel like you can exhale? “Noooooo, not yet,” is the quick reply from Justin Hughes. “Not yet.” Sitting on the floor of a Chicago gym surrounded by a forest of heavy bags, he is smiling and energized after … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Getting Muddy for a Cause

   I have mud, fire and water in my future. I’ll be racing through 3.34 miles of New Mexico muddy mayhem, cliff hangers, hard rain and petrifying plunges in this year’s Warrior Dash. My goal is to raise money to support … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment