My Remarkable Encounter with Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal did something remarkable by winning the French Open for the 10th time. But let me tell you something. Rafa’s not a god. And he knows it.

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Behind the Design: Take Me Deeper Sneak Peek

Behind the Design: Take Me Deeper Sneak Peek

Next to writing, I think I like taking photos best. So when I was trying to develop the cover to Over Oceans, a collage (of sorts) came to mind. When I showed the initial design to an artist friend, she just looked at it, turning it around and around as if she wasn’t sure which end was up. That was not the reaction I was going for.

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Salamanders in My Chambord

Salamanders in My Chambord

France is deep into its Fifth Republic. So far, it’s lasted fifty-eight years and eight presidents. Not bad for a country with more than 1,600 different cheeses. But what does this have to do with my visit to Château de Chambord?

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K.L. White is the author of Over Oceans: A Memoir (forthcoming). She has written books on literature, history, geography, and culture. She is the founder and coordinator of Women’s Sports Outreach, a ministry dedicated to the betterment of women in professional and elite sports.