Grad School Giddy

I won’t drone on about how it’s been forever since the last time I posted on here because I would be lying to myself and anyone reading this if I said I was “too busy” or “completely forgot”. The truth is I wasn’t any busier than I was when I was in Tanzania posting every…

April 3, 2020

March 21 – Village throwing me a going away party March 24 – Leave my village and head into Shinyanga town to stay the night March 25 – 29 – Travel to Morogoro and stay with Nelly March 30 – Travel from Morogoro to Dar and begin COS logistics April 3 – Officially close my…

I’m Crying

Actually I’m dying; my heart is dying knowing that I will be leaving here in just 2 short weeks. If you would have asked me even just one year ago if I would be sad when it came time to leave I probably would have shrugged my shoulders and said something like, “ehh, maybe, we’ll…

The Best Project

I’ve been thinking for a while now that I need to make a post but I seem to have so many ideas and at the same time none at all so I’ve been conflicted about what to do. Finally last week I finished what I believe has been my best/most successful project and that in…

The End Is Near

It was a loooonnnnggg three and a half weeks, it feels like I had been gone forever! After finishing up in Zambia and finally making it back to Dar after that hellish train ride, we had about 24 hours to kill before we made our way to Mafia Island. I spent the time at the…

The Year Without A Santa Clause

*Sorry in advance for such a long post!* In all my 24 years of life I have never NOT been home for Christmas, so this year was quite the change of pace. As many of you may remember last year I flew home for the holidays. By the time we hit the end of the…