Monthly Archives: September 2013

Wildebeest Eco Camp, Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi: hot topic today, in light of the terrorist attack in a mall where my husband and I shopped for shoes just a few weeks ago.  But I don’t want to talk about that. I want to talk about how … Continue reading

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First day of school

It’s the first day of preschool. I walk into the room, baby bath toys under my arm, ready to teach the shining new students an important lesson: body parts. We are more than just a sum of our parts, true, … Continue reading

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Validate with a response

Ok, here goes… I have opinions. This is probably no shocker to you if you know me and/or read my writing. One of my favorite pastimes is to learn about new things and form opinions on them. I’m not saying … Continue reading

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September 11th, part 2 – remember

Every year, I am surprised by how long it’s been since the attack on the World Trade Center. I was in eleventh grade; old enough to remember and to debate world issues concerning the attack. Distant enough to feel only … Continue reading

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September 11th, part 1: time to strike up the blog

Hello world. If you have hanging on the edge of your seat, slightly annoyed and empty wondering, “When is that blog going to start up again?” Your frustration has ended. Summer is over, and it’s time to return. I’ve decided … Continue reading

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