So, not a traditional Thanksgiving of course. I suppose the trade-off for getting a week off for a holiday that I don’t celebrate is still having to go to school and such on a holiday that I do celebrate. I still wanted to make my morning at school a little bit special, so I made … Continue reading Thanksgiving

Bye Pal

Said goodbye last night to one of my best friends in the desert. We were in the same class at language school and he worked with the boys centers as well. The boys (and staff…and everyone) adored him. He is from Kenya and has an amazing testimony. One of the nicest, most genuine people I … Continue reading Bye Pal


Last week was the big Eid. It’s like the Christmas of Islam in terms of the celebration and importance of the day. That means that there is break from school! My friends and I took a trip to the sea. The break couldn’t have come at a better time. The trip was so much fun. … Continue reading Getaway