Back in the USA!

Finding Life After Rwanda

Heather, Francisco, and I are back in Chicago! We arrived a few days ago on Monday, and are still jetlagging quite a bit. It’s been a tough adjustment leaving Rwanda and reentering our former home. We’ve changed and the US has changed since we last lived here. You have changed too. 🙂

Getting our heads around who we are and who we want to be in an old-but-new place while fighting physical fatigue is no easy feat. It’s not even as if we can define the task. Really, what does it mean to reinvent our lives? Here’s just a few of our present challenges: (more…)

Made to Learn Is NOT About…Original Ideas

From Theory to Practice

There’s just one me. Uniquely made and irreplaceable. Like everyone else, my perspective on the world is shaped by a special sauce of experiences. The life I’ve lived has determined who I am, where I am going, and what I must do. My work is set before me, but my work in the realm of ideas is not entirely my own. 

In the posts to come, I’ll share a lot of thoughts that have been expressed by others. I’ll give credit where I can, but there’s so many who have gone before and paved the way for us to have divergent discussions on learning, that I can’t acknowledge them all. Please accept my gratitude and apologies. (more…)