Category: Stories

In Which I Get to Visit Mountain Mission School

Hello all, I write from a drafty seat on an overnight Greyhound bus somewhere between Indianapolis and St. Louis. Before I continue on to my next stop, let me extol the events of the past week and share them with you. I have just closed a week-long introduction to a unique educational institution in the Appalachian mountains of […]

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New Horizons: In Which I Get to Visit the Global Sports Mentoring Program in Washington, D.C.

I’m sitting at a cozy four-seat kitchen table in the apartment of a fantastic and exceedingly hospitable friend in Fairfax, Virginia (D.C. metropolitan area). Why? Thanks to a random email sent a few weeks ago, I was invited to be a fly on the wall during the culmination of an incredible international sports endeavor happening in […]

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Stepping Stones: D.C. to the Appalachians and Beyond

Today marks two weeks since our Moody season was officially disbanded. The past two weeks have yielded some interesting connections and random opportunities in true life-of-Lauren-Schwaar style. Like stepping stones, just the next few short steps have been revealed so far. Let me fill you in.   First step: In which I am invited to […]

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