Taking Root

Recognized as Time Magazine’s Hero of the Planet, Wangari Maathai, Kenyan environmentalist and political activist was the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.  She earned her bachelor’s and master degrees and completed her doctorate in the United States.  When it came to the environment, she has been a gargantuan force in the… Read More Taking Root

Roark

“So, what brings you here today?” he asked, looking amused. “Do I have to have a reason for coming over?” she quipped.  The truth was, she enjoyed spending time with him.  They had become close since the untimely and tragic death of Rebecca, her best friend two years ago.  Roark was Rebecca’s older brother.  He… Read More Roark