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Kampala: In the Heart of Africa

Ensi ndungi, Traveling makes me EMO sometimes, okay?! The plush seats of Emirate Airlines have gently deposited me in the heart of Africa, and as a sage once said, “This isn’t Kansas anymore, Toto.” I was welcomed by a three-hour wait in the immigration line, equatorial heat (which is somehow much milder than Frankfurt’s weather,… Read more »

Langenhain: Still Learning to Say “Auf Wiedersehen”

Freundliche Welt, No one said it was easy, tossing my bag of bones around the world. But I had no clue that the secret mode of transportation on this small globe was the Emotional Rollercoaster! Wow this is a sticky situation, my friends: two weeks per destination is such a wonderful/troubling amount of time. It… Read more »

Netherlands: The Haarlem Globetrotter

Vriendelijke Wereld, My brave, little heart took the leap out of the safety of my German village homebase for a day. This past Wednesday, I traveled (in quite an appropriate direction) northwest to witness the European premier of “The Crossing,” which is a professional choral ensemble based out of Philadelphia and directed by my choral… Read more »

Essay No. 1: Experienced Diversity in the 13th Annual Baha’i Choral Festival of North America

“Intone, O My servant, the verses of God that have been received by thee, as intoned by them who have drawn nigh unto Him, that the sweetness of thy melody may kindle thine own soul, and attract the hearts of all men….” -Baha’u’llah A few weeks ago, I had the distinct honor of participating in… Read more »