Thank you Africa!

South Africa has way exceeded my expectations–again. I’ve been here before, and yet I wasn’t prepare for all this beauty and variety of surprising delights. Wherever we went to, the views were simply breathtaking. From mountains to ocean to lagoons to unique species that don’t exist anywhere else in the world, we spent two weeks […]

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Take this moment

What have I done To deserve these . Long winding roads Embraced gently by a Soft cloth of green . Ancient cathedrals Of rock wood and dirt Rising tall and wise Far above imagination . Sweet baby goat Who would let me hug her For a grain of corn . All these ridiculous Lush fairy […]

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My dearest ones

Not asking for peace anymore Or for things to be different I don’t resent not having a car Or my dearest ones chopping my head apart I came here to thank you for being God My translation of Najbliżsi by Polish poet and priest Jan Twardowski.

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Everything is a bonus

All my grandparents passed away 7 years ago or more. I loved them as a kid, but didn’t have a chance to grow into these relationships as an adult. They either lived too far away, were struck by amnesia too early, or died before I was born. I wished they could stay here longer but […]

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