“But, Mousie, thou art no thy lane [you aren’t alone]In proving foresight may be vain:The best laid schemes o’ mice an’ menGang aft a-gley, [often go awry]An’ lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain,For promised joy. ”  –Robert Burns Who planned for their life to this point in time?  If you had asked me when […]


Reluctantly he walked into the open courtyard, rushed by sudden trepidation and the hurried trembling of his hand against the door of his father’s house.  His portion of the household where he studied, slept and practiced his djembe was usually a guaranteed sanctuary against troubles he might encounter from time to time.  But not today. […]