And then I realized, after all this time, there is nothing left to do but put up with myself. Eve
October 17th will mark the 26th Annual LA AIDS Walk and I’ll be out there again this year, supporting a cause that is very near to my life and heart. This year however I have a special dedication. This year team EveButterflies is walking for Upile. Upile’s war on AIDS is not unique in Malawi. [...]
I once woke from a car accident that nearly took my life and realized I didn’t have a past, I was as much a stranger to myself as was everyone around me, but the thing that still haunts me today, is there was no assuaging warmth to envelope me as the memories came rushing in [...]
Enjoyed a beautiful day out on the sea. I’m making a foot movement… Feet over the ocean of Oahu! Next stop India!
“There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.” Leonard Cohen This statement couldn’t be more poignant on this day. Suffering a loss is never easy, but losing a child is a loss of unspeakable sorrow. Last night just after conquering an eighth year of life, Upile Chatha has left this physical [...]
By choice, I will smile today. Regardless of this day’s coils; There will be no drowning in the Sea Of Life, These waves were made to be ridden. I will smile today…because it makes me feel brilliant. If you don’t have enough madness in you, go and rehabilitate yourself. If you’ve lost a hundred times, [...]
As the bus took to the road I could hear a man’s voice coming from the front section somewhere, penetrating the buzz of swirling voices. He continued as the sounds lowered to faint shuffling whispers and he bellowed out in a tongue I was unable to comprehend. It sounded authoritative and the bus hushed to [...]
I arrived in Lilongwe, Malawi on December 24 without knowing what I would encounter once I walked through the plane’s doors. I tried researching, I dedicated time to getting to know the struggles faced therein but all the while I knew I would be learning firsthand what Malawi had in store for me. Upon arrival [...]