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Snippets of Life at Work

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Bigger Perspective

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Haiku

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Our World Today

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In 30+ Countries

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Adoption and Parenting

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My Year in Somalia

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Coming of Age in Lebanon

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Contemplations

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Nature of the City

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Coaching Global Leaders

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Childhood Memories

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November Light & Love

Life-filled November photos taken by Bassett Creek in Theodore Wirth Park. Accompanied by the inspirational music of Anael and Bradfield.

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Learning & Unlearning

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The Eyes Have It!

This is the story of an afternoon spent in a friend’s village near Yogyakarta on Java, Indonesia.

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The Call

Wild Iris

What in your life is calling you? When all the noise is silenced, The meetings adjourned, The lists laid aside, & the wild iris blooms by itself in the dark forest, what still pulls on your soul? – adapted from … Continue reading

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Finding the Beauty…

Ethiopian Roses

All photos by Barbara except for the birds.  Those come from the Wikipedia Commons.  

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Our World: What a Place!

Albums of photos from many years of living and working around the world.  Each photo — or set of photos — has a story to tell…. And many of the places I have visited, lived and worked were on the … Continue reading

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Dubrovnik 1967

My Dubrovnik home

I had a room here each time I visited…with Captain Skerjl and his family.  It was less from a block from the castle wall entrance to the city. The 35mm slides have lost their quality over the years…so I’ve done … Continue reading

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Api’s Village on Java, Indonesia

Indonesian Man

 

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Trekking in Nepal 1984

Mt Everest
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Lukla Airport in Nepal 1984

Runway Lukla Airport

The shadowed angle going uphill to the left is the runway. And you can see the welcome sign as well!  

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My Grandfather’s Chair

My grandfather had a chair that was his and his alone.  It was old and worn and it occupied the northwest corner of the living room. There was a window beside the chair where he could see the forest and … Continue reading

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From One Kind of “Place” to Another

Bali festival

The longing to visit and live in many places around the world, to know the world as a whole, began when I was very young – five or six years old.  It became my vision.  And once I was in … Continue reading

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Location + Meaning = Place

Any location that holds meaning becomes a place.  We need not have experienced a location directly in order to attribute meaning to it. Pluto is an example.  No one amongst us has physically been there.  Yet astrologers and astronomers have … Continue reading

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