I am still here. Needing to look up, look out, widen my eyes and take in a periphery.

It’s been thirteen months since the birth of my son.

It has been glorious, mesmerizing, intoxicating to be filled with nothing but the smell and taste of your children.

I feel drugged.

I feel full.

Now it is time to look up, look out, widen my eyes and take in a periphery.

I don’t have much, as I stumble out, weak and logy, but one glance at something out and up to share, to see Rome again before we leave, to remember this place that gave me a boy and helped to grow my girl.

My Rome.

For we are turning around. We are moving again. Back to the red dirt of Uganda.

21 thoughts on “U-turn

  1. Congratulations! Exciting times for you and for your readers! When I read “logy” I thought not of “sluggish” or “dull and heavy in thought” but of the “knowledge” you’ve shared here. Thank you, and all the best.

  2. Sabrina, Happy Trails! What a wonderful opportunity to spend these days in places like Rome, and Uganda, where your heart lives. You are experiencing the fullness of life and make it possible for others like myself, to experience it along with you. Thank you for sharing yourself with us.

  3. Oh this is fab news. The new addition as well as the moving back to Uganda. Congratulations. We’ll be neighbours (kinda!). I’m only juuust (trying) to get back into blogging 2 and a bit years after my second child. So desperately want to and miss blogging but the headspace is just not there! xxx

  4. Leaving? why are you leaving??
    I’m glad you’re enjoying your time with your boy. I bet that’s amazing. I bet you’re a loving, embracing mother. good luck in everything…

  5. There is rarely a perfect time for these things especially when you have a family. But it always works out. Blessings to you and your family as you open this chapter!

  6. Glad to see you on here again. Congrats on the birth of your son and I hope your jouney back to Africa is a joyous one.

  7. Great to hear from you. Was wondering if u and your family were alright. As you circumnavigate your journey’s circle, you arrive at your beginning, the nourishing red dirt soil. At this point in time, God only knows that Uganda needs an infusion of sanity and humanity/womanity. May your family’s presence, your husband’s good work, and your children’s continued
    growth fertilize that red soil. In return may you and yours reap a harvest of germinating growth and fulfillment.

  8. Good to hear from you! I was just thinking the other day that I hadn’t seen any new entries since I signed up. You have a beautiful & poetic way of sharing your thoughts & feelings. Glad life is going so well for you.

  9. You are, amazing, full of adventures, pictures, family and travel.

    Puddle jumping, when was the last time…
    Nice to share these memories with the world and remind us of what we can do still today and of what we did yesterday. Your little treasures will inherit the same explorations. Life should be playful.
    Your literary skills are wonderful, wish I could say the same for mine.

    Do you keep a journal?

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