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  • Fame, Fortune

    Africa-bound for the first time. Alone. Twenty-three hours between airports and planes. Seems like decades ago, but it’s only been two years and seven months when I left the Philippines to chase a “vision” that had haunted me since I saw a photo of three African boys in a ‘70’s edition of National Geographic I […]

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  • Mating Season

    The night is unusually very still, and aside from the sound of the generator in the compound, there’s only silence. The resident frogs realized no one is pleased with their nightly orchestra, so they’re giving it a rest for tonight. And the owl that used to hoot tirelessly up the tree behind my hut has […]