Category: #amtraveling

  • NEW YEAR, NEW COUNTRY

    “…I’ve left almost everything behind but people, pets and a stack of books. I know I’m spoiled, but I feel bruised, physically and emotionally.”

  • THE MINDSET OF HOME

    “Then my friend Frances had wise words for me. I paraphrase: maybe home isn’t a place, but a mindset. Migrating birds must take it with them. ”

  • IMMIGRATING BACKWARDS

    “I wonder what my great-grandmother thinks of me leaving. She sacrificed to come to America. Does she feel like I’m wasting her gift or does she look through my eyes to new horizon with anticipation?”

  • NEXT BIRTHDAY: BRAZIL

    “There are a few good reasons for us to relocate to Brazil. The idea to move took root as I was researching for Tortured Willows in August of 2021.”