I wrote this article back in 2005. Lately this topic has come up in conversations and I want to share it with everyone who’s interested.
IT ALL CAME BACK TO ME IN A WAVE OF MEMORIES AND EMOTIONS. A customer at the store I work at had just returned from a trip to her family’s homeland, the Philippines. She was still under the powerful impressions of encountering her native people and culture, and her conversation rekindled memories of my experience in Scotland back in 1984. The power of the original experience on that fateful trip still affected me after so many years had passed. Continue reading »