Monthly Archives: January 2013

Ilula Orphan Program: Tanzania ~ Volunteering ~ Part I

The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experiences. –Eleanor Roosevelt, United Nations Diplomat and former First Lady This story begins … Continue reading

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An Abundance of Stars ~ Star Fruit: A Winter Harvest

It hardly feels like winter here in SW Florida with temperatures in the 80’s, but all that can change and probably will. For now, I will soak and bathe in its healing sunshine and not complain. Our Star Fruit (Carambola) … Continue reading

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