Well, if home is the focus of the Depth Year experiment, I did something very non-Depth Year this summer. I rented out my house to a family for a month who were in between stints in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. I know them peripherally, so they weren't complete strangers, and the financial boon was a … Continue reading Home


As a child, every two or three years my family would make the cross-country trek back to the land of our fathers. And mothers--they stand tall and powerful of influence in my family tree. My mother, who was bereft of a single relative (besides her own children) in the state we eventually called home, and … Continue reading Journeying