Drunk For A Fool’s Story

  “The only two things that can satisfy the soul are a person and a story; and even a story must be about a person.”   (G. H. Chesterton) I have a story, one about fools. Shall we get drunk? “An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.” (Ernest…

Dance, Please Come And Dance In Africa: A Story

We wave a hearty wave to the ladies and turn to head home, enjoying the last rays clinging over hazy sunset horizon where the sun has already dipped down, and despite all the struggles, the unanswered questions , we smile, because WE danced in Africa.

I Find It Strange That You Never Ask

  We find it strange, being one of the few couples around this region actually living, loving, chatting, working, and living immersed among a predominately Islamic people and place, that no one asks us about what it is like to live among Muslims. Yes,  90% are Muslims in Mali,  and my central work region is…