came across this video earlier this year. It’s
just over 11 minutes long. I
found it hard to watch
the light of the current drought conditions in Kenya.
out the beautiful imagery. I
am fascinated by how composed
and graceful these
women look under
of the Maasai women
by Marc Haersare
fantastic. I especially like
group portraits (at 7:23 and 7:37 min.). These people have been
working so hard to stave off drought.
think about the small things and the small places that you cannot
reach, but can affect you. That are seriously affected by climate
change." Benson Leyian Jusdiggit Project Coordinator
I feel privileged not to have experienced water rationing in my life. Today is World Water Day; a call to be more water-savvy and a reminder as well that not all are so lucky.It's hard to grasp that there are those for whom every drop counts as they struggle to get their daily needs met.
This year's theme is wastewater; something I try to keep to a minimum by using just as much water as needed. My biggest water-saving practice is capturing gray water when doing laundry.
slippers came by mail neatly stuffed in an oversize envelope. Velvety
soft to the touch and adored with pom-poms, they were designed for
maximum comfort. I call them A cat’s dream.
had a cat encounter of the first kind on the street last week. There
was this gray, ball-like creature sunbathing on the concrete ledge of
a fence looking at me as I approached.
capturing my full and undivided attention, the next trick the cat did
was to dance around my leg. Then it paused to look up at me. A second
later I'd find myself stroking it, at which point I realized that I am
not a cat person. “I am not a cat person,” I told the cat. It
ignored me. It then promptly repeated the experiment by performing
its eel-like moves again and posed -- as if for a camera. “Wow.
What a show. I must be special,” I thought as I left.