Tag: ICA

  • Never Once

    It’s a hard day.  Eleven years ago the gunfire started in earnest. Now it continues in Nairobi. So many milestones of tragedy, loss, and grief are piled into this week.  Now there are more.  This time they aren’t mine, but ones of people I love.  This third week in September seems doomed to hold too […]

  • A Decade Later

    A Decade Later

    A decade ago I stopped living in Africa. I left the community that blessed me. I left the community that sometimes made me a little nuts. A decade ago my life changed direction without prior notification.

  • 9


    Actually the tailspin started 9 years ago yesterday as a plummet, and then 9 years ago today it became a full nose-dive tail-spin kind of thing.

  • Getting It Right

    I want to get it right. Whatever it is, I want to make sure I do it well.

  • And Now It’s 8 . . .

    Homesickness for what no longer exists continually crept into my heart over the last few days.