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It’s nice that we stop once a year and reflect on the blessings we have in this life. From the turkey (or Taiwanese Hot Pot, in my case), football games (or Twitter, in my case), family gathering, Black Friday sales and the days off of work, what’s not to love about Thanksgiving? But aside from… Read More

my life: out of africa ~part one: the city

The smell assaulted my nostrils as soon as I got off the plane. A mixture of diesel, food and an “I’m not in America anymore” smell that is indescribable. After 30 hours in a cramped, overstuffed plane (at least I got an aisle seat!), a brief, torturous stop in Rome, where we were allowed to… Read More