Out Of Africa Part 8: Margaret and Ayub

“Good morning to my white mother.” “Good morning to my half-black daughter!” Already awakened by the siren call of a full bladder, I did a double take. Looking up from the bunk I saw Gina, a pint sized mom, and … Continue reading

Out Of Africa Part Seven: Dreams Come True

I felt the anticipation of Christmas morning, my stomach flipped somersaults while I figeted through breakfast. Today was the day we had traveled across the world for; day two of teaching the brilliant and exceedingly respectful students at the Ngchi … Continue reading

Out of Africa Part Six: Schooled

Schooled I sat on the cool concrete of the porch and watched the sun begin to rise through the misty tree line; it was still too early for company, so I savored my cup of FabBab’s patented full-throttle sludge coffee … Continue reading

Out of Africa Part 5: The Dress

Out of Africa: The Dress Day two at Haven was our first full one. I hobbled out of bed and started getting ready, the punishing firmness of my bottom bunk torture mattress decided to remind me that I was no longer … Continue reading

Out of Africa Part 4: Haven on the Hill

“Listen guys, I just have one last bit of advice,” FabBab announced at the Pre-Kenya packing party one week before we left for our trip. “You really need to shift what your perceptions of poverty are; you’d be surprised what is considered … Continue reading

More Plot Twists Than Dynasty

Shimmy into your finest evening gown, or put on a Botany 500 Suit and meet me on the terrace for elaborately choreographed cat brawls and classy slapfights. I’m back with some juicy new developments that are sure to spawn hours of content and … Continue reading