when it rains, it rains a lot

I would say when it rains, it pours... but it’s not pouring. Not really. Just constant drizzle. I’ve been sick last weekend and most of this school week and what better to do when you can’t be more than 15 feet from a bathroom than to write a blog post. I am always wary of... Continue Reading →


50 Things I Love About my Life

I've lived in Tanzania for 190 days and in my own house for a little more than 3 months at this point. Yesterday I was told, “You look amazing and sound genuinely happy from deep down.” I responded, "to know how happy I am here..you’d have to take whatever happiness shows in my facebook posts... Continue Reading →

Opportunities + Karibu 2018

During Pre-Service Training (PST) we were told to answer the prompt, “I have been given the opportunity to:_______________” which I loved. This really resonated with me! I actually even made it into a kinda-messy poster so I could look at it every day. (Don’t care if ya think it’s ridiculous) Just cause I like to... Continue Reading →

Byeeeeeeeee 2017

WHEW. I say this every year, but..I'm gonna say it anyway. what a year. Each year, I write something reflective about the past 365 days, but this year I’m finding it overwhelming. so here are some lists..lists are always fun. right? 35 things I did for the first time in 2017: being a tutor went... Continue Reading →

Morogoro and Dar es Salaam

So, I have been doing a little bit of traveling! From Nov 26 until Dec 10 I was in Morogoro for Early Service Training (EST). It was about a 7ish hour bus ride from my banking town, which isn’t too bad by Tanzanian standards. Morogoro is so. much. hotter. than where I live though, so... Continue Reading →

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