Life,Vibrant, movement, wiggling, squirming, dancing, jumping, skipping, blood pumping, circulating, overflowing, heartbeat, warmth, refreshing, healing, freedom, giggles, joy, purpose, feeling, satisfied down to the core, content, at peace, complete, my soul is at rest, excitement, anticipation…Continue Reading
Rainy season has arrived!
Yes, it leads the way for the cooler season (majira ya kipupwe) but it also brings all sorts of trouble catalyzed by the very small percentage of impervious cover. This might seem contrary to logic at first, but as it rains daily during rainy season the landscape cannot absorb it efficiently. And in the absence of sufficient sewage and drainage systems, water and mud collect everywhere and it floods. Rainy season is a wet reminder of the various differences between Tanzania and the Western world.Continue Reading
Who do you trust when it’s time to make decisions?
your parents?Continue Reading
Last night my daughters and I were doing some last minute shopping and had to drop by Walmart to pick up a gift that my parent’s sent us. I hardly ever go to Walmart, but this time I’m glad I did!
We were checking out at the service desk, and I began to chat with the cashier. I asked her how her christmas season was going. She replied, “TERRIBLE!” She talked about how mean customers have been to her. She talked about people yelling at her and her having to work really long hours. She also confessed that she hadn’t done any of her own Christmas shopping. She’s so tired, that all she wants to do is sleep when she’s not working.