Life in Laos through the lens of a diplomatic wife raising twin toddlers.

Monthly Archives: April, 2012

Alone With A Lion

I remember him as if in a movie I saw long ago but can’t remember the plot or the ending. It had something to do with me, that is certain. … Continue reading

April 29, 2012 · 8 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Together – USA

I don’t think I appreciated what “togetherness” really meant until now as I watch my twins growing up. Although they each have their own personalities and preferences, they are connected … Continue reading

April 27, 2012 · 22 Comments

Life On the Border – Mexico

When we lived in Ciudad Juarez most of my photos were taken at home, around my neighborhood, across the border in El Paso, or on trips away. I have practically … Continue reading

April 23, 2012 · 12 Comments

Sossusvlei Dunes – Namibia

As long as we’re doling out tons of AFAR love, I’ve been wanting to share with you my photos of the┬áSossusvlei Dessert in Namibia that I’ve posted for their “highlights”. … Continue reading

April 22, 2012 · 207 Comments

Another Featured Photo on AFAR’s Homepage!

AFAR is featuring another photo of mine on their homepage. It’s the one that I’ve posted on this blog for a photo challenge “Unusual” (see below). This follows another previously … Continue reading

April 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: Sun – Tanzania

This photo was taken on the fourth morning of my trek up Mount Kilimanjaro. I was so amazed by the rapid transition of ecological zones we had already traversed, starting … Continue reading

April 20, 2012 · 19 Comments


Sometimes viewing the backstage of events can be interesting, too, or maybe I’m just seeking some comfort from missing out on main events due to my family life which dictates … Continue reading

April 18, 2012 · 7 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Two Subjects – USA

Born into a life of world-wide travel with their diplomat father and wanderlust mother, our two-year old twins got an early start in air travel. They flew down to live … Continue reading

April 15, 2012 · 19 Comments

Painful Memories in Banda Aceh – Indonesia

Today my thoughts are with our friends in Banda Aceh, Indonesia who suffered yet another earthquake last night at a magnitude of 8.6 and an aftershock at 8.3. Although there … Continue reading

April 11, 2012 · 3 Comments

Waiting to “See”

I don’t consider myself a photographer but I love taking pictures. My best photographs are from my solo-travel through Africa. Of course the stunning African landscape was a generous subject. … Continue reading

April 10, 2012 · 2 Comments

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