when I’m working, oftentimes it’s when I’m riding in the car with someone that I get the best interviews. there’s something about driving around a new place with someone I’ve just met that seems to allow for this free-flowing conversation. for whatever reason, we’re both at ease. there’s nothing else to do but talk and point […]Read more "Uganda, revisited"
she dropped her head to the table. that alone hurt, but it didn’t matter anymore. the headache paled in comparison to the massive explosion that was happening all around her. this time, she could feel it in her chest. she felt it in her neck, too. but that’s nothing new. ever since the spine surgery, […]Read more "overwhelmed"
it was appropriate that she met a lighting guy in what was her darkest hour. it’s not like she meant to stumble upon him. not there. not like that. she didn’t have much of a goal going into the trip, other than to maybe ride on the back of a motorcycle with a dirty hot […]Read more "turns out it didn’t matter"
we arrived in Kampala in July 2014 right around the time ebola was beginning to make headlines. it was on our minds, obviously, as the news carried nothing but images of bodies in bags in the streets. or worse, just piled near the side of the road. but it wasn’t the people in Uganda I was worried […]Read more "uganda"
I decided to sit in a different spot today during a meeting at work. and I swear to you, it changed everything. I usually pull the holier-than-thou stunt and sit up front. like THE front row. mostly I sit up there so I’m forced to stay awake. I truly hate meetings, and this one is […]Read more "noise"
there was this one time at work, in georgia … where does our work take us? and where do we take our work? for me, I’m lucky. I get to work not only at a job I love and feel passionate about every single day, but one that allows me the freedom to travel and to […]Read more "stay home"