Living

With or Without

Growing up in a small west Texas town didn’t quite lend itself to many trips out of the country. The only people from other countries I knew growing up were the occasional foreign exchange students we had at my high school. I didn’t even have a passport until my mid-twenties. My idea of international cuisine… Read More With or Without

Living

Roots

I am from a small, west Texas town of about 10,000 people. Growing up I couldn’t wait to get out of there. So much so, I graduated from high school when I was 16 and left for college a month after turning 17. The town was so small, everyone knew your name and who your… Read More Roots