Friday, September 14, 2012


            “Alyssa, how is everything?”
            “Good! It’s great! Umm, Princely Josephine and I had a really great day yesterday! We prioritized all the Uzima events. It was productive and –“
            “No, I don’t think it is great yet.”
            “It is not great yet.”
            This is the father in the family I am staying with. His name is Glorious Shoo, and as wise as he is, I am confused as to how he can have a better understanding of my time here so far if he has been away on travel these past three days.
            “Why is it not great?” I ask.
            “You have not met the children yet. You have not heard the people. Once you do this, then it will be great.”

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