Morning!

The morning air is crisp, not yet cool. The sun’s rays reach through the majestic trees, an invitation to the great day ahead. The bay glistens in the background. It’s beautiful! The involuntary grin deeply creases my face. I say my prayers. I’m happy! Some people go to therapists. Some meditate. Others search daily for… Read more »

Emily M. Hedrick Bio

Emily M. Hedrick was born and raised in the small town of Cumberland in the mountains of Maryland. Growing up, she stayed busy with activities, a variety of interests, and lots of friends, but she didn’t like the comfortability of “staying home.” She yearned for a new adventure, in a new place, on her own.… Read more »

joyce gillie gossom, EdD Bio

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. joyce gillie gossom has spent her life going against the grain.  At the age of 16, she felt so connected to the poetry and style of e.e. cummings that her mother let joyce legally change her name to all lowercase letters, which is frequently met with resistance. joyce’s more than… Read more »