So the new year started. And I had not written a thing. Yet so many things have happened in my life and all around me. First, Baby ASW is now eating. Pureed food BUT it is still NOT breastmilk. Second, I am in Kenya. Here is how the last few months since I last […]
It was a long trip. The kind that made you feel dusty inside and beneath your skin, the sweat gathered in your pores; discussing the best exit strategy with your self for the dried upon sweat and dust that lives on, within and around you when you disembarked from the huge metal container. It was […]
A daycation to get away from it all for a little while. Hanging with my sister-friend, Toni, and enjoying the last few weeks of expecting – I was in week 32 here and I loved seeing Catalina for the first time!
It was an amazing feeling, she thought, as she sidestepped stones jutting out from the freshly machine-pressed dirt road. It had been an exceptionally difficult journey but she was finally at a point where she could release her breath and just breathe. Nobody had warned her that it was going to be such a challenge. […]
Blue. That is what stands out for me in Addis Ababa. Not to say that the entire city is blue but the taxi cabs and some of the public buses are blue. And vintage. I spent a long time trying to sort out what type of cars were in use as taxis. They looked like […]
My journey to Ethiopia begins in 18 days. I was stuck at a crossroad a few weeks ago when I happily accepted a year-long public health director position for a very small organization that operates in three countries in Eastern Africa because, a few days later, out of the blue, I received a request for […]