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  • Life Musings, North America

    The February Feels

    I have a bad case of the February feels. It happens every year, around this time. The mid-winter slump hits full force and shakes me up, knocks me around a bit and offers…

  • Africa, Europe, Life Musings

    Resolution

          I’m sitting in a church pew in Germany, listening to a children’s choir sing German Christmas carols. To my right is a friend I met the very first time…

  • Europe, Life Musings

    Home is wherever I’m with you

    “Where are you from?” “Where is home?” I am asked the same questions over and over again by volunteers who are greeting refugees from places like Syria, Afghanistan, and Iraq who have just arrived…

  • North America, Poetry

    Dear Chicago,

    Dear Chicago, Will you take me back? It’s been many moons since your streetlamp lights have blocked out the view of the stars. It’s been too long since you first took me…