Monthly Archives: November 2011

Reading with Purpose

 Earlier this year, I had a very powerful experience that has stayed with me, and the story of which ties in beautifully with the focus of this year’s Passports With Purpose fundraiser. It all happened in Calcutta, India, when I … Continue reading

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Our African Wedding Story

November 25 marks the anniversary of a dream come true. This is the story of our African wedding as it unfolded in the pages of my hand-written travel journal.  November 24, 1999     Ngorongoro Crater.  Full Moon. Fur blankets drape … Continue reading

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Andean Skies

Could the skies possibly get any more blue? I’m wondering about this as I have just returned from another part of the world where the skies took my breath away, and where I was awed and mesmerized by looking up. … Continue reading

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For the Love of Elephants – Sheldricks and Amboseli

“It is easy to love elephants….because they will love you back”– Caretaker, Sheldrick’s Elephant Trust The anticipation was growing, and by the time we pulled up the dirt road at Sheldrick’s we could hardly contain ourselves. The day had come, … Continue reading

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