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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