I saw this lady seated in a lean-to outside her house in a village in the southwestern highlands of Tanzania (Ruvuma region) back in 1983. She was using a pedal-driven sewing machine to make garments for market, and kindly allowed me to take her photograph.
A longstanding tradition in John’s family demanded the use of the letter J, not only in naming children, but also in choosing one’s spouse. When Naomi Rachel Feinberg married John Julian Johansson, she changed both her first and her last … Continue reading →
A short series of faces that inspire stories. This first pair inspired my effort for NaNoWriMo this year, Kena’s story, as well as the short story I think it’s called progress… on which Kena’s story is based.