Last glimpses of Ghana from the airport window. Until next year…

Last glimpses of Ghana from the airport window. Until next year…

Batik happening for Global Mamas.

Batik happening for Global Mamas.

best view.

I’ll write this all down for you,” I said. “I’ll put it in a story.” I don’t know if that’s what he wanted to ask me, but it’s something everybody wants—for someone to see the hurt done to them and set it down like it matters.
The Secret Life of Bees

husband & wife.

some of the littlest wedding guests.

My choice.

My choice.

wedding details.  her colors were green & orange.

wedding details.  her colors were green & orange.

You know, some things don’t matter that much, Lily. Like the color of a house. How big is that in the overall scheme of life? But lifting a person’s heart—now that matters. The whole problem with people is—”
“They don’t know what matters and what doesn’t,” I said, filling in her sentence and feeling proud of myself for doing so.
“I was gonna say, The problem is they know what matters, but they don’t choose it. You know how hard that is, Lily? I love May, but it was still so hard to choose Caribbean Pink. The hardest thing on earth is choosing what matters.
The Secret Life of Bees.
flower girls.

flower girls.

outtakes from a portrait session with one of the Global Mamas mamas.  her little one wasn’t so sure about my camera at first, but i love the love in her eyes.

this weekend was a wedding weekend!

this weekend was a wedding weekend!

sitting in the best spot to catch some afternoon shade and feel the breeze.

sitting in the best spot to catch some afternoon shade and feel the breeze.

She stared at the bee and shook her head. ‘If you get stung, don’t come whining to me,’ she said, ‘cause I ain’t gonna care.’
That was a lie.
I was the only one who knew that despite her sharp ways, her heart was more tender than a flower skin and she loved me beyond reason.
The Secret Life of Bees, Sue Monk Kidd

but really, friends.  propaganda.  (lofty feat. joel from ascend the hill and beautiful eulogy)

akwaaba: you've gone, and you've come back


i'm going back to ghana.

this is where you
can follow on
the adventure
&
everything
in between.



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