Rejoice! Rejoice!

Nothing quite feels like Christmas. Over the month of November, the local grocery started decorating for Christmas. It started small, a few lights and tinsel strands and week after week has grown into a full-fledged Christmas extravaganza. Frankenmuth, look out! I’ve been learning a lot about traditions. Though independent, Zambia …

the heat is on

Just in case you were wondering, it gets real hot in Zambia. If you looked at today’s forecast on weather.com, it might say the temperature is currently 76*. Don’t let that fool you – it is not 76*. Currently it is at least one million degrees. (this is not an …

southern

I am really bad at being a southerner. I don’t like sweet tea, am completely uninterested in monograming anything {everything}, I spent years training to give speeches without letting on that I have a drawl and probably most condemningly, since given the choice as an adult, have chosen to spend …

night

The stars are out in full force tonight. You’ll have to take my word for it, because the best the iPhone can do is an apparently blank slate. I stood for a minute to count all that I could and made it to 100 before deciding my efforts were fruitless; …