This and That

I feel like everyday comes with at least a story or three. Living here is full of surprises. I love it…and because I love it I feel like I will survive. If I didn’t I would go crazy. For instance. On the bus the other day the man sitting next to the driver starts yelling … Continue reading This and That


You are the author and finisher. The Alpha and Omega. You know my needs and my heart and my desires better than I do. I know that you love me more than I know; that you always have my back, and you know what is best for me. I know you hold the world in … Continue reading Truth.

Orange Toes

I am pretty low maintenance. I don’t own make up. I haven’t shampooed or conditioned my hair in over a year. I make my own deoderant. I don’t exactly shower everyday. Don’t worry, I stay presentable and I don’t smell. Here is the thing about most local women. They spend hours and hours doing all … Continue reading Orange Toes

Shady Fears

Yesterday at the centre I led an art activity for the boys. I will be doing a lot of this in the next few weeks for their 7 week summer program. Arting and crafting is kinda my thing and they don’t get many opportunities at all to do those sorts of things. The boys were ok…it … Continue reading Shady Fears

Next Door Wedding

So, our next door neighbors are Ethiopian and they had a wedding celebration yesterday. There was a tent set up in the street (literally taking up the whole street so you couldn’t pass through) and lots of hulabaloo all around getting ready yesterday morning. Here, when someone on your street gets married it is expected … Continue reading Next Door Wedding