My Thanks Giving

THANK YOU Sun for being my long forgotten friend Who knows me to my bones and Shines on them throughout my being Shedding light on every cell Illuminating my heart and my smile. Clouds for coming by from time to time Waving hello in different shapes Making me laugh at your marvelous imagination Making me

Sacred forests of Coastal Kenya

While vacationing on the coast in Kenya this summer, we were very fortunate to stay in one of the rare foreign-owned houses built in the traditional Kenyan way using galana (slate) and featuring a round makuti, thatched roof. We were also fortunate to have the only climbable water tower in the neighborhood, which allowed us