~Taken by the Wind~

(A Journey of a Leap of Faith)

No, You’re Mean! (A Sweet Thailand Memory)

One of my legacies as an English teacher for the SOLD kiddos may be how effectively I taught the meaning and pronunciation of the word ‘mean’. The kids loved it. … Continue reading

February 28, 2011 · 3 Comments

A Few of My Favorite Things

I recently came across a forgotten once a favorite book of mine called “The Moon is Always Female” by Marge Piercy.  A dear friend of mine introduced me to her … Continue reading

February 26, 2011 · 1 Comment

Vegetarians Beware

One evening in Chiang Rai I was riding through town, tucked into the back of the pick up truck. We were going around a rotary (the center had a large and beautiful temple we frequently saw people giving gifts to) and coming around with us was a man on a motorbike pulling a cart of some kind. We all leaned forward as whatever was in that cart looked… odd. And was it ever.

February 24, 2011 · 2 Comments

Worth Keeping

The past year has been spent living between two worlds where I am the same person but different parts of myself can flourish and be nourished. I am looking forward … Continue reading

February 19, 2011 · 5 Comments

The Return to New York, NY

After parking the car (just far enough away from the fire hydrant to maybe not get a ticket) I step out in the icy midnight air and look to my … Continue reading

February 11, 2011 · 1 Comment

Wise Words

  “Men should be involved in the fight against sex trafficking, but they shouldn’t feel as though they need to lead it, or try to be a “rescuer” like some … Continue reading

February 10, 2011 · Leave a comment

Unearthed Pictures

The SOLD Project recently posted this on their blog: Unearthed Pictures. I had tears running down my face watching. Follow Unearthed Pictures work through their Facebook, Twitter and website.  View more of … Continue reading

February 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

Not Just Tickets for Sale.

While hurrying through New York’s Herald Square last winter, I was stopped on the street by a small Asian woman. Accustomed, as New Yorkers are, to having a wall up, … Continue reading

February 4, 2011 · 4 Comments