Life Lessons Learned from Campfire Skits

Every year as a kid at YMCA or Girl Scout summer camp, the night I anticipated most was closing campfire, a few hours of silliness that marked our final evening together. All week, my cabin mates and I had obsessed between meals and activities over our skit performance, editing lines to make them funnier, embellishing costumes […]

How Skiing Helped Heal Our Broken Family

Editor’s Note: This story deals with the sensitive topics of suicide and mental health struggles. If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts or a crisis, please reach out immediately to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. “We’re almost there,” I shout over my left shoulder, my skis tottering heavily on my right. I […]