Christmas Dinner for families at Manjani Mingi

Most of you who either know me personally or who have read this blog for a while know about my connection with Kenya. Seven years ago I left my marketing job, packed my bags and journeyed to Nairobi where I … Continue reading

[19] Image of the Week

“Christmas Sunset”

On Christmas afternoon, Essie and I went for a walk.  Winnetka was quite while lit windows revealed Christmas scenes of kids still in their pajamas playing with new toys, friends and family laughing over a bottle of wine and all around happiness.  We walked to Crow Island, my elementary school, and, despite Winnetka’s strict leash law, I let Essie run.  We ended up exploring the Crow Island Woods as the sun was setting through the silhouette of hundred year old trees.  It was such a memorable moment… running through the woods with my dog in the shadow of my elementary school as the sky was painted with a stunning Christmas sunset.  Thank goodness for iPhones.

Essie in the Woods