On luck and privilege…

“It’s an irritating reality that many places and events defy description. Angkor Wat and Machu Picchu, for instance, seem to demand silence, like a love affair you can never talk about. For a while after, you fumble for words, trying vainly to assemble a private narrative, an explanation, a comfortable way to frame where you’ve … Continue reading On luck and privilege…

On free-fall and new beginnings…

It's been 3 months since I arrived in Vietnam and 4 months since I left my home of four years in Tanzania. Moving and changing locations every few years has been my forever story. Rarely one to stay put for long, I find myself getting the four-year-itch and feeling the urge for new adventures and … Continue reading On free-fall and new beginnings…

On belonging and wandering and wildness…

"She was free in her wildness. She was a wanderess, a drop of free water. She belonged to no man and no city." - Roman Payne I have been known to wax lyrical on occasion. Anyone who has ever spent even the smallest amount of time with me will have experienced my ramblings. My most … Continue reading On belonging and wandering and wildness…