Monthly Archives: October 2013

Children, Chores, and Literacy

My adjustment has been hugely aided by the local children here. Christian (his African “yard name” is Togbah pronounced “Toe-pa”) has taken the lead in helping me out around the house and is slowly becoming my 10-year-old shadow. He and … Continue reading

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New House Tour

Welcome to a tour of my new house! If you walk through the front door, you enter my living room: I’ve added the number labels in the picture to help orient you as I continue my tour. On the immediate … Continue reading

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I Have a House!

As of two weeks ago, I am no longer homeless! On Sunday, September 29, (after 45 days of living in the guest house) I moved into my new home: It was a major relief to finally make the transition. Now, … Continue reading

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