the sum

I am astonished, disappointed, pleased with myself. I am distressed, depressed, rapturous. I am all these things at once, and cannot add up the sum. —┬áMemories, Dreams, Reflections by Carl Jung

the jungle

Just as pleasure and pain are two plants growing from the body and the soul, so there are many offshoots of these plants, each of which the master cultivator, reason, weeds and prunes and ties up and waters and thoroughly… Continue Reading


We’re just blessed with where we’re born … I didn’t choose to be born in the United States any more than my [Tanzanian] students chose to be born where they are. But they all deserve an education. Everybody does. —Ashley… Continue Reading