3.29.17 Women Refugee Route Part 2: Lesvos

We had our final meal in Athens of 2 euro gyros and boarded a massive ferry at 9 pm on Sunday night, headed into the dark waves of the Mediterranean. We bought one sleeper ticket, banking on there being empty beds to be had once we had key access.  Each dorm room on the ship…

9.15 Krishna Janmashtami – Lord Krishna’s Birthday

Through volunteering with the AALV, I have had the opportunity to photograph community events and festivals being celebrated by Burlington’s refugee and immigrant populations. Every time I attend an event, I am uplifted and humbled. It is powerful to watch a group of people coming together and celebrating their cultural traditions so far away from…

9.3 Healthy and Safety Fair for New Americans

This fall, while my fiance Marty began law school at Tulane in New Orleans, I stayed in Vermont for a few more months, continuing to work and wrapping stuff up for our move. Even though I was busy and slightly stressed, I actually did have more free time than normal just being a temporary single…