Sunset on Sarajevo

My last night in Sarajevo I had a decision to make. I had an opportunity to go to dinner with some of my good friends I made this summer (which is what everyone was doing) or to go to my favorite spot in the city, the 9th floor of a ...

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Sunset on Sarajevo

My last night in Sarajevo I had a decision to make. I had an opportunity to go to dinner with some of my good friends I made this summer (which is what everyone was doing) or to go to my favorite spot in the city, the 9th floor of a ...

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I didn’t expect…

Words aren’t enough. Photo’s aren’t enough. What I am feeling isn’t adequate. I realized grieving a very real aspect of the nature of humanity is so much larger then my personal internalized and externalized experiences of it. It’s a connectedness through an extraordinarily tragic aspect of human nature. The universality ...

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I didn’t expect…

Words aren’t enough. Photo’s aren’t enough. What I am feeling isn’t adequate. I realized grieving a very real aspect of the nature of humanity is so much larger then my personal internalized and externalized experiences of it. It’s a connectedness through an extraordinarily tragic aspect of human nature. The universality ...

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Observation and Human Connection

I am an observer. I am often only two speeds when interacting with more then one person in a social situation, quiet and observational, or loud, silly, and sarcastic. . I was taking a writing class at the Denver Public Library and we were talking about…

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Cultural Humility and Empathy

As a traveler I used to believe that the most important part of experiencing a culture was experiencing relationships with people whom identified with that culture. I wanted to travel places and have experiences within cultures where I felt it was possible to get a more intimate understanding of another ...

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