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Last night, I didn’t have to use a flashlight when I got out of bed to go to the bathroom.

Ibises and hyraxes didn’t wake me up at 4 am.


I didn’t have to tiptoe through an unfamiliar tent so as to avoid waiting my Kenya roommate Julie. (not that she ever complained; I highly recommend Julie as a travel companion!)

I didn’t need a hot water bottle to keep me warm as I slept.


I wasn’t greeted by several hundred children singing WELCOME OUR VISITORS! without having consumed an iced latte.

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My volunteer trip to Kenya

As some of you may know, I am taking a volunteer trip to Kenya this coming July.

During this trip, I will be working with Maasai school children who live on a reservation in Southern Kenya. Continue reading