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Stained: The Blog Made Book

Journey with us again through words and images to the streets of Kolkata, the Himalaya of Nepal, the farms of Israel and Palestine, the shared meals in Jordan and the hospitable ho[...]

 

Of Beets and Bounding Lambs

The wind and sun dry the soil from the rains earlier this week. Below the surface I feel the dirt between my fingers, caking under my fingernails and in the small grooves on my pal[...]

 

18 Months

18 months of travel, volunteering, farming, writing, listening, learning, etc. is coming to an end. I made a list of words, ideas, thoughts, feelings that arose while thinking abou[...]

 

Black Sea Portraits

Perhaps the single most significant aspect of our 18 month journey has been the many people we have been honored to know along the way. For our final three months - which we sp[...]

 

Can Anything Good Come from Donbass?

"What we need is love and participation. Compassion." His eyes crinkle into a grin, as he shakes his finger at us, "because you cannot hide behind your ocean."

 

If Not Us, Then Who?

Alla sits behind a table, blond hair swept to the side, black jacket emblazoned with the Ukrainian symbol on the breast, the blue and yellow flag on the left arm, a blue and yellow[...]