Year-End Reflections

Greeted by the sweet smell of Subway sandwiches, a $7 airport smoothie, Taylor Swift over the loudspeaker, 3 degrees and snow, and a TSA guard named Busby, I’M BAACCKKKK in America. Surprisingly happy to be here for now and particularly excited by fridges stocked with...

Packing for a Year

Soooo, what did I pack for a year out of a suitcase? Or what have I held on to as important… Essentials: Phone Wallet Passport Clothing: Maybe 5 plain t-shirts (v neck and other), and 5 plain tanks. The more plain, the less people realize how much you wear them. Tanks...

Midway Reflections

6 months down, 6 to go. Crazy. In Cape Town, I was spoiled with regular hikes, beautiful beaches, and perfect 85 degree and sunny weather. Marrakech brought a lot of tajine, the insane Sahara desert, and a special project with the Amal women’s cooking center. Then, I...