my parents and grandparents are about to come for a visit! most people would be super excited, and i was! but i was also really nervous about how they might react to zambia and me. livingstone. waiting. no movies (it's closed on monday). no internet (in the entire town). the ice cream tasted like cream. … Continue reading a journal entry: 11 may 2009
may and june in the village were AMAZING!!!!!! i was back in my own house after having to move because i was sick. PLUS my parents and grandparents came for a visit! below is a video that my mom took when we were visiting binashy, the best old lady in the entire village! i used … Continue reading in photos: may and june 2009
easter is almost here, and you'll wanna stick around to read about my hilarious easter egg hunt in the village.
it has been 2 years and 2 months since i was in india. it doesn't actually seem like it has been that long. but it has actually been 2 years and 2 months. (i looked it up!) even though i finished working and living at sangam almost 3 years ago now, the flights and airports … Continue reading 2 years and 2 months
5 weeks until i leave for india!
a few months ago, i was in kenya. we had a 10 year peace corps reunion. it was the first time that we had all been together since we left zambia and was an amazing get-together. over the american thanksgiving weekend, tim found us an airbnb on the beach in mombassa. so off we went! … Continue reading a $7 starfish adventure
This time 10 years ago, I was on an incredible vacation to South Africa, Namibia and Botswana. While on this trip, it really made me realize how small my life in the Zambian village had gotten. I had no place to go out for good coffee. I had no movie theatres to go to. I … Continue reading a journal entry: 10 and 11 oct 2008
I am the proud owner of a plane ticket to Kenya! Owning a plane ticket is my favorite thing. Some people own a house, get married or have a kid. I buy plane tickets. They are pure happiness for me. I don't like sticking around the same place for very long, especially if snow is … Continue reading 6 weeks to go!!!
It started out innocently enough. Lwendo, a fellow Peace Corps Volunteer, invited us to her house in the Village. She had a community that wanted to start their own school because they would get cut off from the main school during the rainy season. Of course we could help! We could easily share with them … Continue reading A Request, A Walk
It is days like these that I wonder why I have chosen to live the way I do. I learned today that my Zambian sister Sandra is getting married this month. I'm so excited for her! She is an amazing woman, a wonderful mother, an extremely hard worker, and quite the business woman. Whoever she … Continue reading Days Like These…