Tag Archives: Patagonia

FMM 5 18 18 Angels on my Shoulder

“And what is it to cease breathing, but to free the breath from its restless tides, that it may rise and expand and seek God unencumbered?”~ Khalil Gibran. One hundred and thirty years ago today, my paternal grandmother was born in Argentina.  She was born to a family of immigrants, Welsh settlers who had set […]

FMM 8 1 14 We are One

“One day there will be no borders, no boundaries, no flags and no countries and the only passport will be the heart” ~ Carlos Santana I come from a line of nomads.  People who left their ancestral lands in search of opportunities, vocations, a living, a dream.  My grandmother was born in Patagonia (Argentina), a cruel landscape […]

FMM 5 2 14 The Damage Undone

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” ~ Nelson Mandela.   I once made my mother curse.  OK, by most standards, it was the mildest curse word you can imagine, but since ‘gosh’ or ‘golly’ were the strongest I had ever heard, I was shocked.  I […]