Reflections

I wanted to write something on my recent trip to East Africa. While brainstorming, I reflected back and realized its been almost exactly a year since I was last in Kenya. In July 2011 I spent the majority of my time in Garissa, which now is much less secure given its proximity to the Somalia …

Michigan Connection

I am constantly surprised by the Michigan connection. I am sitting in a Nairobi cafe and I overhear two middle-aged men reuniting from their time at Calvin college, which prompts me to write this. As I type, every now and then my ears perk up at as they mention the name of another Michigan city. …