WHOA SHE STILL HAS A BLOG? Yep. I do. Here it is, here I am. (nipo!) As I type this, it is my 107th day in Tanzania. I am in my house (my own house), listening to Meek over my neighbor's church tv (as one does) and procrastinating the god-awful task of washing my dishes.... Continue Reading →


Legal and Medical Clearance, Swahili, Taco Bell happened. I received my legal clearance two days ago, and final medical clearance was granted today. Looks like I have some packing to do! Also, before I leave, I planned to work on Swahili and eat enough Taco Bell that I wouldn't want it for two years. I'm on track with one of these things...and... Continue Reading →

Now We Wait: A Legal Update and an Emotional Update

As of now, I am working with a nurse to complete my medical tasks originally submitted mid-April. Several documents needed to be resubmitted and medical conditions or history explained in more detail which is normal. On the legal side, I (along with several other people planning to leave for TZ in my training class) recently received an email... Continue Reading →

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