Not Just Another Tourist

August 10, 2008 Flight to London A woman just walked by me down the airline aisle wearing a cheetah print jacket, a matching suitcase and a cheesy t-shirt saying "I love Kenya." To me, she looked absolutely ...

Leaving

August 7th 2008 The funny thing about going places is that you also have to leave places. Sometimes people tell me that I’m “going places.” It’s an interesting phrase, meant to be a compliment as if ...

A Burst of Feminism

July 24, 2008     “You are going to make a horrible housewife.”   George said this maliciously, he was done joking and now wanted to end the conversation, saying something that he thought would offend ...

Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who donated, I've reached my fundraising target and I'm really excited about it! I'll let you know how the biogas project goes! In the meantime, feel free to check out cardkakamega.com, ...

Spare a Few Bucks for Biogas?

July 21, 2008 Oh the irony of writing a post asking for money after I wrote a post talking about how much I hate being asked for money...Let me justify myself: After my last post about how I didn’t get ...

The Most Important Thing I’ve Ever Done

6/17 People always talk about “making a difference.” It’s a catchy phrase to use, “Make a difference, call your Senator” or “Make a difference, recycle your bottle.” Personally, I find it a ...

The African Dream

6/13/08 Today my host dad, or Baba, came home. He works in a different area during the week so he only comes home on the weekends. This is common in Kenya, men go to where the jobs are and as there aren’t ...