So I’m home. How about that? So far, it doesn’t feel like it. I had a brief meltdown on the night we arrived at my mother-in-law’s house to find all my bedroom furniture, including a pink stuffed chair I’d had … Continue reading
Over the past few days I have been having the most powerful memories from my childhood. It’s not that this has never happened before, it’s just that over the past 16 years I have spent most of my time living … Continue reading
I think the last time my ears popped on an elevator, I was eleven years old going up the Sears Tower in Chicago. Then again, I can’t imagine that vintage 80’s elevator was as state of the art and super-speedy … Continue reading
The restaurant that I am sitting in has no name. It exists on the back street of a back street in Soweto, South Africa. In search of a traditional black South African meal, our guide and resident knower-of-all-things Soweto, Richard, … Continue reading
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I once read somewhere that Africa can “get under your skin” and despite not being able to remember the source of the quote, I can attest to the validity of it. After the ecological wonders of Kruger National Park and … Continue reading
After three glorious days of animal watching in Kruger National Park, we were headed out into the mountains, in search of the thatch-roof cottages, proud local culture, and reasonably-priced arts and crafts of the kingdom of Swaziland. With the exception … Continue reading
“Right now I’m just trying not to hit a Rhino, okay!” Such are the comments that occur in a car driving in Kruger National Park in South Africa. Home to a staggering array of wildlife, Kruger is South Africa’s most … Continue reading