Goodbye 2017 and hello 2018!   It feels like ages since I got back from Tanzania, and not at all coincidentally it’s been just about that long since I last wrote for the blog.  I started and stopped a few times, but the domestic adventures I had felt less momentous and there was more stress.  Perhaps…Continue Reading “2017 in Review”

Mafia Island in low season

Thanks to the work schedule we’re been trying to keep (I’ll just call it “very ambitious”), I’ve been working long, intense days, some evenings and weekends, and parts of the four public holidays Tanzania has this month.  Fortunately for my personal sanity, we caught a momentary breather just before Easter weekend, so a quick two night getaway was a feasible idea!…Continue Reading “Mafia Island in low season”

Here we are already in mid-December.  It’s been a rough year for several people I know and in big-picture ways for the world at large.  We’ll be glad to see the back of 2016.  At the same time, however, I made some pretty radical improvements in self-awareness and direction financially that will have long-term positive benefits for my…Continue Reading “2016 in Review – Personal Progress While the World Burns?”