During this pregnancy, my dreams have just been so trippy! First trimester consisted of dreams revolving around Stefan and Klaus from TVD. Well, last night was another amazing trip into dreamland! What I recall is waking up really sad, almost in tears, because in my dream I had had an abortion and Austin was no […]
You are beautifully and wonderfully made, each motion felt amplifies just how miraculous and awaited you are, from all corners of the world. Cocooned away, hidden from all but one, you are truly and marvelously a joy.
When you leave the country, you learn to lie. When you were 17 and leaving the 254 borders for the first time, heading out on a plane to the land of milk and honey, nobody warned you that it was not ALL milk and honey. More like really bad mala and horribly made molasses syrup. […]
The winds of change are blowing, and the sands of time scatter in hesitant and muted response. Jumbled emotions arise and uncertainty marks each step forward and back as decisions pondered, home-bases considered and discarded ideas rejuvenated. Changes are two sides of one coin, one welcomes it or despises it but, like a coin, must […]
I had a crisis while I was living in Liberia. I was living in a lovely, air-conditioned apartment that was a few hundred feet from the American embassy, with a mzungu roommate who worked for the World Bank, and I was working on public-health-capacity-building matters. I would lounge in the spacious living room, admiring the […]
The playbook was written eons ago, actions determined before my birth, evolving over time with situations into this new age capsule that holds no promises of a joint tomorrow, nor any hope for fairy dust and tales