[nycticorax nycticorax / black-crowned night heron / 夜鹭 yè lù / bihoreau gris]
perhaps it was seeing the malian family unit with their grandmothers and grandfathers playing and living with their children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren every day.
perhaps it was mark not being there when you came back to texas.
perhaps its just seeing how just being there and doing absolutely nothing but just that can make someone, especially someone old, so happy.
[egretta garzetta / little egret / 小白鹭 xiăo bái lù / aigrette garzette]
technically this trip back to texas is nothing more than a pit stop.
because soon you’ll be speaking french. just not in france.