How did I get to the middle without realizing I was on the edge? How did I enter this quagmire of parenting a teen without realizing what I was headed towards? Did I miss the signs? Is it like the odd time I missed using a box of hand me down clothes because my kid had outgrown them by the time I … [Read more...] about The Jungle Called 'Teenagedom'
No, this isn't a porn email, rather some overall musings on Kenya and Uganda. You often see public notices here start with 'Polite notice....' as in 'polite notice; please check out by 10 am'. I like that, it's poetic. Time runs thicker here. Am measuring time not in seconds or minutes but … [Read more...] about Polite notice: am naked and waiting
During my recent five days of doing intensive program evaluation training in Kenya for the United Nations,, we created a bit of a spectacle with our training. To keep the content interesting I constantly did games and activities that were frequently very loud. The wait staff always hung around to … [Read more...] about Hippos and Irish Drinking Songs
Here’s to firsts. First kiss. First car, first job, first love. From the first time you triumphed, and the first time you surprised yourself to the first time you left home (and the first time you came back). First time you crashed and burned. First time you discovered your passion. And here’s … [Read more...] about From my first African nocturnal visitor to my first Blog post