There is a certain degree of mindfulness needed to survive and thrive on maternity leave in Mwanza. Mwanza is not a booming metropolis and as a result there are scant opportunities for Mum and Baby entertainment. Some entertaining activities can be created through one’s own initiative; others can be adapted to fit into something beneficial … Continue reading Catch the moments one by one
There are these moments, quick flashes sometimes, when everything is right in your world. Catch them if you can. This week has been rough. Some weeks just are I guess. It’s been a closing in on me kind of week and I’m pretty spent. But there have been these moments, all week long, like something … Continue reading There are these moments…
It’s been a long time since I wrote anything that I put into a public space. I’ve written a lot, but none of it has passed through the gates of being read by others. For lack of a better word, life has been “full” for a long time and I have struggled to find the … Continue reading We imagined differently.
It is 2014. Two thousand and fourteen. 2013 has passed behind us, and laying ahead is a whole new year, full of surprises, heartaches, and good people. I am awestruck at how much a single year can hold. How many things can change over the course of just 12 months, what we learn, how we … Continue reading One for the Road
I have been a bit quiet with my little blog posts recently, and it's mostly because I haven't had anything particularly note-worthy to write about 😉 Things have just been "normal" for a while... no big epiphanies about the meaning of life, no profound moments of relational connection and world-saving compassion. Just normal... and today, … Continue reading The goodness of normal