Sometimes, there is an “I” in team

In 2004, the Detroit Pistons beat the Los Angeles Lakers and won the national championship. There was a lot of talk at the time about how the Pistons were a “team” and the Lakers were “Kobe and some other guys”. That theory is why some believe they won the championship that year. We’ve heard it…

I’m exhausted.

I’ve always loved the movie Selena. And I’ve always loved the scene where her dad goes on a rant about how hard it is to be Mexican American because you have to be more Mexican than the Mexicans and more American than the Americans. He ends by saying it’s exhausting. He’s right. When you grow…

Family Comes in all Shapes

We moved to Saudi Arabia when I was about 4 or 5 years old, just about the time when you can start remembering things from your childhood. Growing up away from family, separated by an ocean on either side of us, could of have been isolating and lonely. Fortunately, my parents befriended a group of…
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