The Zone of Comfort..

Happy post Thanksgiving everyone! I had a delightfully traditional Thanksgiving. After a brief celebration of my housemate Kamal's graduation from an electrical school I joined Laura and Tarik for a deliciously American Thanksgiving dinner. The dinner was mostly prepared by the very funny and very hospitable Noah and Tricia Kaye who are EMM Missionaries new …

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Getting schooled..

The Arusha Integrated Primary School is gracious enough to give me 40 minuets six times a week to teach their kids hygiene and first aid. I've taken the liberty to translate that class title to "Health Class." Health topics like hygiene, first aid, diseases, or body systems are covered under their Science Class. So my Health …

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When you drink water, remember the spring..

...a Chinese proverb according to the internet. And a heady reminder that the water we rely on has to come from somewhere.  Clean drinking water is a global issue even surfacing as a problem close to home in America. Flint, MI and our country's aging pipe infrastructure, the struggle (or battle...) at Standing Rock, ND …

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Words… what a strangeconfusingridiculous language we have.

Words... what a strangeconfusingridiculous language we have. Communication is central to our navigation of life and the world around us. It's hard enough to understand each other with personal experience influencing connotation and vocab meanings, but now check out all these words that are their very own antonyms! Gah no wonder things get so screwed …

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Geologist informs on global climate change.

http://youtu.be/4rLRObEhC4I I think this is such important information to hear. He addresses the attack on the Scientific Method by the "Climate Issue" and the damage that is done by corrupt claims of science for money and power. Don't get me wrong though. I think the issues of environmental equality, sustainable energy and working toward a …

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