Connections!!

Today I leave Knoxville at 12:05 pm and arrive in Nairobi at 9:20 pm Thursday. Doubly excited (if possible) because with the help of my friend, Dee White, I am going to be able to visit the Mara Hyena Research Project camp where she volunteers during the summer each year. WOW! Below is an articleContinue reading “Connections!!”

Life at it fullest

Today I am living life to it fullest. I spent time in bed with fresh coffee and the day’s newspaper. I pulled weeds at a leisurely pace in the warm sun. I clucked over and watered my zinnias and plants of tomatoes and potential broccoli. I lost a game of Scrabble online to a veryContinue reading “Life at it fullest”

My September 11, 2001

On September 11, 2001 I was in the Masai Mara Reserve in Kenya, Africa, on a safari with two friends. ┬áThe following are abbreviated notes from my journal starting that day.┬áNote: Kenya time is 8 hours ahead of the U.S. Tuesday: Up at 5 a.m. for the balloon ride. Stars still covered the sky. PassedContinue reading “My September 11, 2001”