It seems that here in Senegal, at least in the several cities and families I’ve lived in and with, just about everything has the potential to be shared.  Flip flops become common property – no matter if they’re 4 sizes too small.  If you like someone’s dress or earrings, you compliment them, and ask them to offer it to you.  (The item never actually changes … Continue reading FOOD FRIDAY 4: THE BOWL

Small Stones

I have this little calendar with a new proverb for each day, hailing from different countries and regions of Africa.  Some days they make me laugh, some days they seem kinda cheesy, and some days they make me think. January 1 “If you dream of moving mountains tomorrow, you must start by lifting small stones today.” Mauritanian proverb   This one made me think as … Continue reading Small Stones