I love being on the road. It is always a bittersweet feeling for me to return home. It is hard to leave the children, families and new friends that I meet. One of the many things I love about what I do is returning often to the places I go and see the children and […]Read more "The Best Part of What I do"
Being in a foreign land is always a bit of a rush. It is a constant overload of information flooding through your brain. It can be thrilling to acclimatize to the new language, signs, cars, buses, trains, taxis, people, customs, rules, and food. Although, sometimes the food is not such a thrilling experience. In my […]Read more "Gifts"
Whenever I leave Africa, I leave a bigger part of me there and take a bigger part of her home with me. There is something about Africa that changes you, if you let it. It is a land full of wonder, mystery, life, death and amazement. Every place I have been able to visit on […]Read more "Where The Wild Things Are"
Humility, gratitude and kindness are just words. Words that when we hear bring peace, joy and even emotions that may be difficult to convey, explain, or understand. Words that are very often forgotten. I have forgotten these words, many times. Times when life just seems empty, or dark. Times when I am engulfed in my […]Read more "A Thanksgiving To Remember"
Abraham Lincoln said- ” I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and part with him when he goes wrong.” We have all been […]Read more "Never Forget."