Rudy – The Written Version

Rudy – The Written Version

He stepped into the park confused, scared, and a little high. He felt the gentle autumn breeze blowing past his body, taking what little warmth he had left off of his skin as fast as it rose from inside of him. He shivered involuntarily, but it wasn’t a source of...
Wedding Crashing – The Written Version

Wedding Crashing – The Written Version

“What are you doing right now?”  I read the text and had to double check it to make sure I read it correctly. It was in my third (or maybe fourth, depending on how I rank them) language, Hebrew. It was also 10 o’clock at night and I’d been up since 5:30 am and...
Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes (Changes!)

Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes (Changes!)

Episode 3: Have you ever wondered what your life would be like if you changed just one or two thing about it? Would it set you off on an entirely different course? What keeps us from changing things about ourselves or our lives? Why does it seem like there are some...
Why I Tell My Stories

Why I Tell My Stories

Welcome to the very first public episode of the Reddest Beard Podcast. Why would sharing your story, my story, and random people’s life stories matter? Listen in. Maybe it will resonate with you. Check out the episode on...
The Jumper

The Jumper

I often sit and watch people go about their lives from the comfort of a park bench in DaShiZi, the large square near one of the central intersections of this strange city I’ve found myself in. I go at night, when there are fewer people around, which means that only...
The Lost Friend

The Lost Friend

My friend died this week.  Well, I guess that’s a bit of a loaded statement. Making it implies so much that was but isn’t anymore. A man died, at his own hand, this week. He was at one time a friend. But that friendship died a long time ago, and finally now, the...