Places

Dancing the water’s edge

Dancing the water’s edge. The cast, the ledge. Backlit glow. Darkness below. Mountains draw their line. Earth and space defined. Morning’s pink. Day passes with a wink. Sunset reflections so bright.  Some draw shades to block sight. But is to look away to deny? Forgetting to ask, who am I? Yearning to the beyond. To be around what […]

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Reflections and Directions

With the tropics behind us, we headed north to the tundra’s bitter winter temperatures — for the warmth of home. High above the horizon, we looked downward and eastward — for a view of a stunning sunset. A reminder that origins and destinations are relevant. We come and we go. Traveling, like breathing, involves […]

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Kawangware Sunday

The pungent scent of smoldering charcoal was an instant reminder of a place I visited before. It was two years ago, on my first visit to Nairobi on behalf of non-profit organization to educate kids called Friends of Ngong Road, that had brought me here. And I wanted to come back, […]

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