The Blue-Eyed Woman from Hanoi (Memoir)

The Blue-Eyed Woman from Hanoi (Memoir)

I went to Vietnam to surf and was forgiven for a war. My knees were bent and nearly touching my stomach as I sat in a small, red plastic chair. I was dripping with sweat and sipping a beer on the curbside of a corner bia hoi in Hanoi, Vietnam. Feeling like a...
Panic Attack on a One-way Flight to Amsterdam (Memoir)

Panic Attack on a One-way Flight to Amsterdam (Memoir)

My life changed when I had my first panic attack on a one-way flight to Amsterdam from Seattle in the spring of 1993. I wasn’t aware at the time, but my dark plunge into what felt like insanity began my long and sometimes difficult road to mental health, calm, and...