Source to Sea

Boma Construction: Behind the Scenes

As I write (in my notebook, later to be transcribed to computer), I am sitting in the shade of a […]

Repairing Bomas

The dark green Suzuki that everyone refers to as ‘hedgehog car’ quivers to a stop on the grass beside the […]


“Hey. Olaado. Do you see one?” The sergeant looks at me expectantly. I know I should, since he’s asking. See […]

Transitional Roller Coaster

Well, my bags are packed.  A well-used backpack and a dingy surplus duffle with the cryptic name ‘Chester’ painted on […]

Kenya Zone

After finishing grad school, people would ask what I was going to do with my degree, and I was proud […]

The Golden Chub

Maui, Hawaii.   “There are some big drab fish, called ‘grey chubs’,” Justin told me, abruptly changing topics, and I […]

Barefoot to the Waterfall

Maunawili Falls, HI.   I’m walking along with mud slurping through the cracks in my toes on the slip-and-slide trail […]

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