5 days & 55%

Five days until I leave for Congo-Brazzaville. It is incredible how quickly the time has flown by since my training week in Lancaster. A few weeks suddenly became a few days in which to cram every last preparation to leave (the currently freezing) Maryland for a year. I’ve joked that Maryland seems to be yelling [...]

Getting Ready

Two months until I leave for the Republic of Congo, and I’ve already learned a few things. The first is that I’ll need to write a book. There certainly seems to be a large gap in the market when it comes to books about the Republic of Congo, or Congo-Brazzaville. I’m a reader. I’ve been [...]