I’m back in Southern California and everything is upside down, starting with my sleep schedule. I did okay yesterday surprising Edward and getting up at 4:30 am with him. Then I fell asleep on him at 6 pm. Now I’m up at 2 am (well, it would be noon in Namibia!)  It’s not really a problem since I have lots to attend to having been out of the country for 4 months, but still…I wouldn’t have minded sleeping until 4:30 again. Maybe I’ll bother the cat. Wait, smart cat; she’s busy sleeping too…  Read More →

Well, I am no longer on Okambara. Today I fly home to the USA. I’ve enjoyed my time there so much–sometimes more than others depending on the group dynamics–and I will always carry a piece of Okambara and the animals and my experiences there over the last two years with me. I spread the last of my Dad’s ashes this week while working here on the Biosphere Expedition’s Namibia project . I spread the first half into the Gulf Stream while working on Biosphere Expedition’s Azores project. It’s a time of endings–letting go–of regrets, what-ifs and long held beliefs. I won’t be returning to Namibia next year as I’ve decided to stay closer to home the next two years and focus on myRead More →