Kenya March 2018 – Memoirs of a GISHE

The reggae we were grooving to in our car was perfect for the roads between Eldoret and Turbo. We grooved over the single and triple speedbumps in Eldoret, the car rising and falling in rhythm with the backbeat. These beats were the right soundtrack for weaving between petroleum tanker trucks, semis hauling who-knows-what, tractors pulling … Continue reading Kenya March 2018 – Memoirs of a GISHE

A Walk in the Park, With Peacocks and Meditation 06 Jan 2018

The sun was hiding between the horizon and the tops of the buildings when I arrived at the gate to the park. It was a five minute, hair-raising (1) walk up the six-lane boulevard where green-and-yellow autorickshaws, motorbikes, trucks, and cars beeped and zoomed at, then past me. Women wearing long, flowing robes, headscarves, and … Continue reading A Walk in the Park, With Peacocks and Meditation 06 Jan 2018