Nigeria is the land of NEPA: the Nigerian Electric Power Association. When NEPA is on you turn on the ceiling fan, charge your cell phone, check your Facebook (provided the internet is ALSO working, which is not very often) and the food you left in the refrigerator is nice and chilled. When NEPA goes off, … Continue reading Hello from Nigeria!
Hello friends! I finally finished my Spring 2010 newsletter - click on the link below to check it out! Spring 2010 Newsletter Tomorrow morning I head back out to Nigeria - I'm really excited! Stay tuned here and on Facebook for updates from the bush! Provided NEPA (Nigerian electricity) holds out... 😉 Blessings! meg
"Greet all your friends in America from Nigeria!" -- Leben I can't tell you how many times I heard that while I was there - I've never been greeted with more warmth or bigger smiles! We met people in the market and on the street, both Christians and Muslims, in houses and in mud huts … Continue reading Sannu from Nigeria!
I'm a dog lover. Growing up, my house almost always had a dog in it. When I was ten, my grandfather gave me one of my own: a two-year-old blonde cocker spaniel whom I promptly re-named, Lacey. I moved out of my mom's house the year I turned 18 and haven't kept a dog since … Continue reading Sacrifice
I remember the time I skinned my six-year-old knees when I fell down getting the mail at the end of our street. I remember hiking with my dad. I remember singing duets and strumming guitars with my mom. I remember my first crush. I remember not having a cell phone (but only barely). I remember … Continue reading Remember