Category Archive: Kusafiri “Travel”

‘A Thousan’ Lives’

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The flat lands of the delta rise to become the Ozark foothills and mountains as the Interstate 40 takes a turn north at Little Rock with its buildings shining in the distance. From… Continue reading

Merry and bright

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Merry Christmas and happy holidays, dear Baraza readers! I was in Sydney last Monday and Tuesday, which is not unusual in the scheme of things.  However, what was unusual was a lone gunman… Continue reading

Happy Holidays! now show me The Interview

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Happy Holidays!!!! It has been a crazy couple of weeks and the next few look to be a little nuts as well. I just got back from my first trip to New Orleans… Continue reading

Which Is Yes

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Phrases, lines of poems wedge into my brain, popping out at different times. This past weekend after a day of pouring rain and gray skies, I drove home from Memphis under mostly gray… Continue reading

Coming Home

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For seven years I’ve been travelling home to Texas from somewhere up north – six years from Indiana and one year from Arkansas. No matter if there is a 13-hour drive or a… Continue reading

Scotland Forever

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Today Scotland goes to the polls to decide if it wants to remain a part of the United Kingdom or if it wants to be an independent country.  Scots have a lot to… Continue reading

If I can make it here …

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As some of you might know, I spent a blissful week in Massachusetts and New Hampshire last week. I met new old friends and found kindred spirits, and I cried and laughed and… Continue reading

Trip Preparation

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By Carrie Pokrefke I will not pretend I am a Master Trip Preparation Specialist.  I’ve done my fair share of final packing as I was walking out the door to go on a… Continue reading

Sydney the Beautiful

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I’ve spent a bit of time in Sydney lately, visiting family (including the cutest nephew in the world – not at all biased, of course!) and working from my employer’s Sydney office. My… Continue reading

It’s (nearly) getting hot in here

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Man, winter is hard. Okay, so it’s not like we’re experiencing a polar vortex down here – we’re most definitely not – but it’s been cold and wet and dreary for a few… Continue reading