Brotherhood

June 28, 2015: While the women went to church, A and I hiked down toward the Kenya escarpment, to that outcropping with a stunning view of the Rift Valley. It was so wonderful just to break free from domestic life for a couple of hours with another guy. On the way, some Ik in their …

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Trained killers

March 29, 2015, at a restaurant in Entebbe, Uganda: A couple of groups of American special operations soldiers came in for lunch. Once again I had that sense of fierce admiration and envy. Trying to understand why that is, I'm thinking that I crave a close brotherhood (and sisterhood) of gifted individuals, united in a …

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