Dear Carrie, Exploring Internal & External Worlds

Dearest Carrie, I write to you from the plane from Johannesburg, South Africa, to Mahe, Seychelles. Unlike the past half-dozen flights I’ve been on, this one is a “normal sized” plane (Boeing 737), replete with the standard luxuries (and more!) I’m accustomed to while flying. Today, Air Seychelles served us a full meal immediately after … More Dear Carrie, Exploring Internal & External Worlds

Dear Jenn, Savannah Sights and Moon Sisters

Dear Jenn, I’m writing today to the backdrop of hippos. Can you hear them? They’re noisy as they splash around in the water; giant spashes intermingling with gargantuan grunts and moans. They’re not more than 50 meters from the shaded porch of my safari tent–and thank goodness for shade, as temperatures are more tolerable here … More Dear Jenn, Savannah Sights and Moon Sisters

Dear Rusty and Charlie, Fine Wine and Mesmerizing Music

Dear Rustam and Charlie, I write to you both today–two strong, inspiring men in my life. You have many differences, though you share a fierce independence, fire and zest, loyalty toward those you love. I have felt so supported by each of you over the years, and you have each been formative in your own … More Dear Rusty and Charlie, Fine Wine and Mesmerizing Music