Month: May 2017

Embrace the Flow

It’s been a bit more than a week since my last post, but take that as a good thing because I’m finally settling into the flow of life here. I think there will always be some ways in which I’m still adjusting, but for now life has fallen into a sort of routine which to me is a comfort. It…

Celebrate the Good Things

Today was a good day, I repeat: TODAY WAS A GOOD DAY! After what seemed like a lot of uphill struggles with myself, my expectations, my teaching, and so many other things (AKA life in general), I finally feel like I’ve reached the top of this mountain. I made it. I’m going to stay here a bit, drink in this view,…

African Tea

Food in Rwanda is pretty different from the US. It consists largely of rice, beans, cabbage, posho (boiled maize flour, actually really good with sauce), bread, bananas, some meat (think goat, chicken, beef), and Irish potatoes. There are a variety of foods to choose from, like cauliflower, avocados, different fruits, and even zucchini, but in Musanze most people stick to the cultural…