growing season

There are supposedly three seasons in Zambia. Hot and dry, cool, and rainy season. I don’t really believe this. Cause I have also experienced burning season and hot and rainy season (which happens to include “all the spiders come out” season). We are currently on the tail end of planting …

burdens

There are not many options for mental healthcare in Zambia. I don’t mean this like I’d say “I wish my city had more resources for mental illness.” In Ndola, not many options really means no options. Nada. I haven’t even found one. But there are several men around town that …

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 …