General Wonderments of an Over Dramatic 23 Year Old

Since coming back from Dar (which I cannot believe was a month ago) I’ve been keeping busy with GrassRoot. We’re coming to the end of our first implementation and we plan to do a graduation next month, after which we would like to start an adult team (we’ll see if that actually happens). There are…

Burgers, Ethiopian, and Pizza Oh My!

Before I get into all the money I spent on delicious food while I was in Dar (and why I was in Dar in the first place) let’s recap the week before first! So we started our second GrassRoot club with the community. While there was not as big of a turn out as I…

Some People Drown In A Pool Of Tears…

For me it will definitely be a pool of sweat! I swear it’s 200 degrees and never cools down, even in the night. There are some days I would love to stay home just so I don’t have to wear clothes but that’s practically impossible as of recently. In the 3 weeks since my last post…

Once Upon A Pineapple

What a wild 2 weeks! Trying to think ahead like I do I assumed since I would be in a location of great service I would participate in my two weeks of training and like normal, last Thursday, I would give you an update of everything going on; well I was wrong obviously. While I…

6 Sweaty Months

The start of this month marks 6 months in country and I’m wonder where the hell did that time go!? How have I lived here for half a year already? How have I already finished a quarter of my service? I’ve been pondering all of these questions as I prepare to travel to Morogoro for…

Sunscreen: The New Daily Moisturizer

The pass weeks I have had to learn to readjust to the new changes in weather. As of recently the ever deceiving cooler mornings are an inaccurate foreshadowing of the windy, extreme-sun filled day that follows. I have been using the phrase “jua ni mbaya kwa ngozi kama hii”, which loosely translates to the sun…