Patience

  • Video Inspiration: Boyhood – A Lesson in Dedication

    Boyhood. Watched this film with two of my former SAIS classmates last night. A story about, well, boyhood. Filmed over the course of 12 years. It was amazing watching the growth in thinking, mannerisms, interests, questions, challenges.  The sibling rivalries, the everyday realities of parenting, the transitions. How everything changes, yet remains the same. LIFE. …

  • 2011: The “No-Resolution” Year

    To say that the new year rushed in is an understatement. I woke up one morning on Dec. 18 and the next thing I knew, it was 2011. Sure, being engrossed in the Young Women’s Knowledge and Leadership Institute (YOWLI) probably had something to do with my lack of awareness of time and space, but …

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    Well What Would You Know?… Eureka!

    See the smirk on his face? He thinks he’s sitting pretty.Anyway, that’s the one I got. (Finally!) So its been a while since I wrote on here, but by no means does that mean there isn’t much to tell. If you’re interested in knowing how Ramadan has been for me in Senegal, hop on over …

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    A Medley of Contradictions: Finding “My Place”

    For today’s post, I’d planned to recap my “hectic” travel experience from Accra to Abidjan and then to Dakar. But the ‘powers of inspiration’ have something else on their minds. So instead, we’re going to talk about finding one’s place in a new country, culture, situation and so on. Now, this is somewhat of a …