Monthly Archives: April 2018

Once again…with feeling

Originally posted on Some Connectedness:
I was finishing up a day of sightseeing in Florence that included wandering around Oltrarno but also the complete Duomo experience where I not only climbed up to the top of the Duomo but also Giotto’s tower so I could see it from above, over 400 stairs high each. After…

What being a Fulbrighter taught me

Originally posted on Mademoiselle Mpala:
Four years ago, was the first time I travelled to the USA with a Fulbright scholarship. I had just graduated from high school and was very enthusiastic about the path that laid ahead of me. It was also the first time I gained confidence in myself and my abilities because…

Capeta

Will they still want me When the vacation fun is over And it’s back to un-reality Waking up crying from haunted memories of a war, culturally, they cannot conceive A life lived that reads like a movie plot It’s a hell of a scene I won’t beg But I hope Count backwards from five Let […]