Sweaty Days

I’ve abandoned the tradition of wearing of bras. Instead, I am now outfitting myself with a bikini top during the day with the padding removed and then urgently removing it upon arriving back home. While this is a salve to the sweat rash left by the previous bra wearing practice, it does add a certain…

First Week Orphanage Wrap-Up

I’m routinely staggered by just how much joy kids can bring. All this week, when I’ve been green with upset stomachs, tired from lack of sleep in the heat, uncomfortable with the culture shock, I’m always cheered up by working with the kids. On my first day, it felt like I spent the whole day…