Orientation’s Over

Today marks the end of our seven week orientation period and the beginning of our group service. Group service means that we fill in and do whatever’s needed while we […]

Two Things

Two things happened today that I thought you might be interested in. First, I took my panyas (African fabric) to a tailor. Next Thursday I’ll go back and have a […]

It’s Market Day

On Wednesdays, I go to the market by taxi with a couple of other ladies to shop for food for the week. Today, Jeremy and I made arrangements with one […]


There are a lot of things that I thought were normal in the U.S. (things we take for granted) that I’m learning to appreciate now that I’m living in Africa. […]