Category Archives: Getting Ready for Tanzania!

Realization

I was lucky enough to have volunteered on WAM July 24th-27th. That is the Make-A-Wish Wish-A-Mile where the bike riders raise money to ride 300 miles over the course of three days so we need to make sure the places … Continue reading

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Last Post…

Here’s my last blog post… I probably wouldn’t have written it unless my professor hadn’t emailed me and said she noticed I hadn’t submitted it. Busted. It’s not like I forgot… Usually that’s what happens with homework. It’s more like … Continue reading

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First leg, check.

Sitting in the Amsterdam airport for a four hour lay over that’s now down to about two and a half hours. The airport is awesome, practically a mall. We’re all starting to get tired, and even though still completely full … Continue reading

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One week until departure!  It sure is coming up quickly.  There are a lot of things I am looking forward too.  First and foremost is meeting up with some of the students/teachers from our previous trip.  It’s going to be … Continue reading

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Time to Pack!

You’re off to great places, Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So… get on your way!         – Dr. Seuss   First off, Dr. Seuss is the man! I had to use this quote to … Continue reading

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A Whole New World

In eight days I will be in Africa starting a journey that will forever change my life. This study abroad experience means so much to me already and I cannot wait to truly begin this journey. The thing that I am … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Tanzania!

Less than two weeks we leave for our new adventure in Tanzania! I can’t wait or express my excitement through a simple blog post. I am so thankful for another month of May in Arusha!!  As for packing, I have … Continue reading

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Is This My Life?

A common phrase has been entering into my mind a lot lately; “Is this my life?” Tanzania is less than two weeks away and yet I feel as if it is not real yet, as if this is not my life. … Continue reading

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Gettting Ready for Tanzania

As we approach the departure day, I cannot help but be overwhelmed about the whole process. I have never been so far away from home before and for so long other than college. I know for sure something I am … Continue reading

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“Experience: the most brutal teachers.”

“Experience: the most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.” -C.S. Lewis I think that quote pretty much sums up my thoughts about leaving my plushy American life to head to Arusha for a month–while I’m … Continue reading

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