"Five Years in Heaven" Keynote

VegFest Colorado

Commencement Address

My Huffington Post Essay: “5 Truths About Creativity That I Learned From an 87-Year-Old Cloistered Nun & Artist”

"As a 31-year-old artist and writer, I met 87-year-old cloistered nun and ceramics artist Sister…

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My Interview with EWTN’s “The World Over” Host Raymond Arroyo

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My Grilling Menu, Part 2: Side Dishes, for MariaShriver.com

To enjoy my grilling recipes for "Tattooed Watermelon Salad," "Pasta Salad with Grilled Summer Vegetables,"…

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My Grilling Menu, Part 1, for MariaShriver.com: “Healthy Recipes for a 3-Course Plant-Based Summer Grill Out”

To enjoy my grilling recipes for "Party on South Peach Salsa," "Italian Herb Burgers on Focaccia,"…

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THE SMILE Installation at The Westmoreland Museum of American Art

On June 5, 2016, my 18-foot long, participatory art piece titled THE SMILE THAT CHANGED…

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My “Five Years in Heaven” Interview on WTAJ’s “Central PA Live”

To watch my WTAJ-TV Central PA Live interview about Five Years in Heaven, please click HERE.

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My Huffington Post Essay: “Pilgrimage: My Journey to The Christopher Awards”

"10:01 a.m.: Departure from Altoona’s Station Building in central Pennsylvania. Window seat aboard Amtrak’s 42…

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My MariaShriver.com Essay: “Celebrating the Motherly Love We Find in Surprising Places Along Our Journey: 5 Lessons From an 87-Year-Old Nun”

"Nothing trumps motherly love, even when the wisdom and advice being given is from an…

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