The coronavirus had been on my mind since early January because I was scheduled to go to Thailand for vacation and work in February, and I was unsure if I should or would be able to go. I carefully watched each day as cases and deaths in China continued to rise, and held my breath… Continue reading Separation, Distance
About a year and a half ago, before I even had a year under my belt living in the Bay, I went to a conference held by the National Association for Adventurous Black Women. The keynote speaker that day spoke on a message that I still return to and meditate on, and it recently came… Continue reading Revisiting.
The Little Things
Every day I am… Learning to live without running water Getting used to using bottled water for everything Sleeping more and more with ease under my mosquito netting (even without my fan on!) Eating new foods—some strange—but liking them Finding ways to reach out at my job Figuring out more tro-tro routes and the tro-tro… Continue reading The Little Things
A Visit to the Old Neighborhood
Yesterday, I made the a little over an hour journey by tro-tro from Atomic Down, my new home, to Adenta Down, my old home. The trip was relatively easy, as I only had to transfer once. When I got off the tro-tro, I was a little thrown off as the last stop was not the… Continue reading A Visit to the Old Neighborhood
The Things I Carry
Not many people know this, but for over the last week and a half I have been going through a very stressful ordeal concerning my passport. I sent my passport in at the beginning of August to the Ghana embassy in order to get my visa squared away for my upcoming trip. It arrived at… Continue reading The Things I Carry