It’s a love-hate thing: a brief assessment of my half-year living and working in my home country

So I’ve been living and working in Zambia, my country of origin, for over 6 months now and…it’s been (slightly) better than I expected. I wouldn’t say that I’m having an absolute blast here but I can’t say I’m completely miserable either. Since I arrived in Zambia to start work, there have been many times …

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You only get what you give

Hello 2017 and Happy New Year, dear readers! After taking a bit of a hiatus due to a serious case of writer’s block, I'm ready to get back into the blogging game! As I sat down to draft this post, my first in a while and my first of 2017, I looked back on the …

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Moving On, Moving Up, and Moving To, Greater Things: Why I’m Happy I Had Such a Bad Year  

    2015 just flew by, at least, for me, anyway and thank goodness, it’s finally behind me now! It was a year filled more losses than triumphs and more angst than joy. But I’ve always prided myself on being a bit of realist so I’m taking those negative outcomes as necessary life lessons to get …

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