Monthly Archives: July 2012

Who is my neighbor?…..Summer Reflections

In an instant, all of life changed for hundreds of people involved in the Colorado massacre. Life will now always be defined by the before and after of that tragic event. It aches to see the photos of mourning and … Continue reading

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An Afternoon in the Miami Airport…..Summer Reflections

Summer often means travel, and one afternoon of my summer was spent in the Miami airport reading a book and watching people. Fortunately for me, I am able to go back and forth between those two loves pretty easily, so … Continue reading

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Pink Gumballs for Breakfast…..Summer Reflections

We all understand the reason why a restaurant or store might place a large gumball machine near their door. Child sees gumball, child wants gumball, parent gives child a quarter for a gumball. And most of us kinda understand that … Continue reading

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Weaving Life…..Summer Reflections

When I look at a woven blanket, I see a family. I see different colors and textures twisting and turning and shaping themselves into something beautiful. I see my grandmother crocheting in her chair. I see a woman in Guatemala … Continue reading

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Crossing Borders…..Summer Reflections

I won’t soon forget the scene. It was a snapshot moment that somehow made the work that we do every day vivid and bright. We were exiting immigration and customs which is always a bit unpredictable. Sometimes we sail right … Continue reading

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Watch the Waves…..Summer Reflections 2012

Good morning! I haven’t posted in a few weeks, but am about to start some summer writing projects, and this space is part of that – clicking the keyboard, gathering thoughts, finding the solitude to write. In recent months I’ve … Continue reading

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