Adventure, Lifestyle, Nigeria, Travel

Hash House Harriers

When I was living and working in Abuja, Nigeria, I was introduced to a fun running/walking group called the Hash House Harriers. This crazy, fun group was made up of people from all over the world. Expats and Nigerians alike. While mighty hot, we did our darndest to follow the trail and make it to… Continue reading Hash House Harriers

Animals, Crafts, Create, Educate, Fourth Grade, Nigeria, Photography

Nigeria is Wonderful

One week left of my fun adventures in Nigeria.  Since my last post, life has found a lovely rhythm.  Working out, watching a friends choir perform, eating good food, HASHing has been nice.  Work remains good, even though the kids are getting so excited for the last day of school it is hard to… Continue reading Nigeria is Wonderful

Adventure, Create, Educate, Gardening / Outdoors, Nigeria, Photography, Travel

Zuma Rock and So Much More

Another great two weeks here in Abuja, Nigeria.  I continue to be so happy here.  The people, the students, my new colleagues... all just wonderful. Last weekend a few of us ventured out to the infamous Zuma Rock - a monolith protruding from the earth that is 2,400 feet high.  Stunning in its awesomeness. From… Continue reading Zuma Rock and So Much More

Animals, Crafts, Create, Educate, Fourth Grade, Nigeria, Photography, Travel

Abuja Color

Another fun week in Abuja, Nigeria.  My fourth graders are simply wonderful.  They are so kind, polite, funny, talkative, inquisitive... I love them. The week just flew by with major wind and hurricane rains three of the evenings.  One of which I went to a great Indian restaurant and sat up on the top floor… Continue reading Abuja Color

Adventure, Educate, Fourth Grade, Nigeria, Photography

Continent: Africa, Country: Nigeria

I'm in Africa!  Since I was a child, I have wanted to come to this amazing continent.  I am simply thrilled to be here. My first impression of Nigeria is that it is a country burgeoning with hope.  Everywhere you look buildings and roads are being constructed.  In Abuja, the capital and where I am… Continue reading Continent: Africa, Country: Nigeria

Adventure, Create, Myanmar / Burma, Nigeria, Photography, Travel

Kan Kaung Ba Zay Myanmar… Sannu Nigeria

A couple weeks ago I said goodbye and good luck to the wonderful people of Myanmar.  It was a year of re-awakening for me.  Seeing the juxtaposition of extreme poverty literally leaning up against extreme wealth brought me to full attention once again.  I had the good fortune of teaching 29 third graders and helping… Continue reading Kan Kaung Ba Zay Myanmar… Sannu Nigeria