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Most People in Life Are Only Visitors

Life is a book. People are chapters. When I used to think of my life, I used to divide my life up by the years that came and went. Every year was a different chapter. I thought about my existence … Continue reading

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A Final Thought: The 3 D’s

A year and a half ago, I didn’t know that the country of Guyana existed. After doing some fierce google-ing however, it quickly became my dream to volunteer here for one year and to work and interact with the residents … Continue reading

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What’s up in Guyana

Ohhhhhhhhh, here I am at the end of a two week stint in which I’ve neglected this blog. I hate when this happens because it feels like I’m leaving a piece of the story of my year out, but I’ll … Continue reading

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Poem: Harbor

I’m in the market for a harbor, for a place. Tell me what you know. Will the strangers take me in, offer me a place to dock or to bob, anchored in the storm? I’m in the market for a … Continue reading

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“I Will Show Them What Heaven Looks Like”

There is no such thing as having a bad day. That idea exists, but nothing more. The fact that we as humans can write off an entire day simply because two or three negative things happened is lunacy. Even worse, … Continue reading

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Poem: Weave

Weave. It’s what they say to do. In Guyana, we weave. Weave between the buildings, between the social constructs, between the crowds. We weave, between the gutters or the ditches, between the sidewalks or the side of the road, between … Continue reading

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Saint Louis

Is living in Missouri cool enough to justify blogging about? I’m worried that the answer to that question may be “no”, but I’ll give it a try… This is about all I knew about the state that I now call … Continue reading

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