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I called her Lucy. And then I killed her.

It all happened on my first night in the Mongolian countryside. It had been raining all day and it didn’t look like it was going to stop anytime soon. 567 more words



Travelers are often called nomads. And I think each of us has felt like they deserve that title. Staying in a place for two or three nights, then moving on to the next. 435 more words


Beach house style

It was a rainy day…Soft rain kind of a day. Tropical warm rain.

We arrived at my cousin’s home and even though he wasn’t there yet we had the keys to the gate.   606 more words

Beach House

X is for Xinjiang

It’s big and empty, indeed only 3.4% of the land in the Xinjiang Province is thought to be fit for human survival. Officially it is the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. 151 more words

Far Away Places

Simple Things

Sweet scents to guide my senses
Beautiful music to float away on
Dancing lights in far away places

Just simple things that tease the senses… 23 more words


Queen of Salads

AT HOME, CURRENTLY READING: “The Book of Strange New Things,” by Michael Faber

For a girl who once rarely ate salad, it’s strange to find myself now eating a generous portion five days out of seven, and stranger still to have my salad-making skills often solicited by others.   654 more words

In The Kitchen