The quiet

I’m leaving the country on Tuesday. I went shopping yesterday, to pick up a few things. Toothbrush containers, earplugs, envelopes, a sewing kit. I almost bought a designer pair of tweezers. I’ve never lived in Africa, so right now it’s hard to imagine what I might need, and what would be superfluous. I’m just kind […]

never forget

  They have become almost like white noise to many. My own eyes assimilate their presence without true difference, so I am all too often guilty, myself. Then that moment when you find one lying around, seemingly innocuous and common place: Hotel rooms, dollar stores, garage sales, coffee shops, the free bin outside the door […]