August 04, 2014
July 26, 2014
Chirping insects, squawking flamingos, and snorting wildebeest. Nightsounds of the Serengeti infiltrate my tent. It’s our last night in camp on the shore of Lake Ndutu and I can’t sleep. I re-view the mind pictures of the last two weeks on safari, and realize that Africa has gifted me in ways I could never have foreseen.
I had few expectations when we landed in pitch darkness at Kilimanjaro airport 14 days… READ MORE
July 20, 2014
Chaos has earned a bad reputation. Like many people, I associate it with stress, confusion, and seemingly random events. Lately, though, I’ve paused to celebrate how beauty and new forms of order can also rise within chaos.
It came to mind as I waited for the early morning worker’s bus to take me to the Oregon Country Fair—annually one of the most chaotic scenes I’ve ever experienced, and also one… READ MORE