Every Tongue, Tribe, and Nation

The air was hot with excitement. Even the breeze carried the energy of what was taking place. While straightening my tribal print dress, a friend whisked me into one of the classroom Labs acting as a dressing room for the evening. Phallic plastic molds and IV practice stations greeted me as I looked around the…

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In Review: Goats Milk and Honey Bug Off!

This is my new favorite insect repellant. It is seriously awesome! I often joke that my blood is like crack cocaine for mosquitoes, not even Deet keeps them away. I much prefer all natural, non-toxic methods and products, but my poor pink-puckered arms and legs begged for whatever would keep the bugs at bay. I…

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She Makes Her Dwelling in the Rocks

“Why Saba?” Is the question that greeted me upon landing at the Princess Juliana airport in St. Maarten with my husband, parents, three cranky kids, and over 500 lbs of luggage. Regret punched me in the face as I shuffled to the baggage claim, wondering how I thought this was a good idea. The man…

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