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Heart Games

I dreamt of you last night

Your eyes so piercing.

The way they softened

As you bumped into me


It was like your whole body sighed, 221 more words


Pet Peeve # 9

When we travel, we all are familiar with the small talk required with the random people placed next to us as we sort out our bags and find seat belts; but there is a line. 94 more words

Cultural Observations

Smoking George

In my recent arrival back to my home state of Oregon after nearly a decade of living in the red zone of Kalispell, Montana, I now clearly see the giant rift we’ve created between red and blue America this past decade. 151 more words

Cultural Observations

11 things I don't miss about Japan

In my last blog post I listed some not so obvious things that I miss having returned back to England after 3 years of life in Japan. 1,553 more words

Expat Life

International aid and the business of rape in Congo

An NPR report today (28 Aug 2017) did an outstanding job of describing a heart-rending situation. My thoughts here spring from that report.

In Congo—as likely in too many other places—rape has been an ongoing problem. 503 more words


Path of Totality

I looked up at the sky today, in the path of totality, and I thought of you. I saw the way the moon fit perfectly inside the sun and I thought of you. 317 more words


Stéréotypes européens

Traduire n’est pas un copier-coller d’une  langue à l’autre. Chaque langue et culture a différentes manières de communiquer, certaines sont plus directes et vont droit au but, d’autres aiment les longs discours fleuris. 18 more words