It’s kind of hard to explain.

So, I haven’t blogged for over a week now. For good reason. There were several things happening at once, and as they were unfolding, I actually wasn’t sure what I could write about and what to not write about. So I didn’t write anything. Now that it’s all been resolved, there are some things I can share, and I’ll resume with my recaps of how days 15 and onward went. …

[Day 12-14] Hope Soap & Reunions

Hello hello! I wanted to share a special part of the trip. My friend made dozens of soaps before I left the USA for the kids at the Hwata School – and they have “Hope” imprinted on them. She included a washcloth and some small notes for the kids to read. This is extra special because printed on each little soap bar is HOPE. TineVimbo means “We have hope, or …

[Days 1-4] Hello Zimbabwe!

“That’s a lot of stars in the sky!” I exclaimed as we took the long road home from the airport to my parents home here in Zimbabwe. Either 2 days of travel (24 hours of flight time along) had gotten to me, OR it was true – I actually haven’t seen a sky full of stars in a long time….because let’s face: there IS quite a lot of light pollution in …