Tag Archive: family

TREATED LIKE ROYALTY

  For this year’s Eid al-Adha, I was honored to be invited to an all-day gathering with some of my Kalunba men. Eid al-Adha, also called the “Feast of the Sacrifice,” is the… Continue reading

IT’S OFFICIAL

  Welp, it’s official – my tickets have been purchased and I will be leaving Budapest, Hungary, my home for the last two years, on September 30th, just two days after turning 25.… Continue reading

THE IMPORTANCE OF A FAMILY PHOTO

imagine this – you’re a white person out in a city being a tourist. you and your family are wandering around happily in the warm weather, soaking up the sites of the location… Continue reading

A NEW FAMILY ARRIVES

  on day six of my time in katerini, I had the opportunity to visit a refugee camp without feeling like a voluntourist who gawks at all the people like animals in a… Continue reading

A JOURNEY OF REUNIFICATION 

  i promised you a story from tuesday, one going into a bit more detail about a couple that i visited the UNHCR thessaloniki offices (pictured above) with – well, here you go.… Continue reading

IT FINALLY HAPPENED

  i have finally had a panic episode about being in budapest, over 4,500 miles and 6 time zones away from my dearest friends and family. why am i here? did i make a… Continue reading

PREPARING TO RETURN

  my wordpress account apparently never scheduled this post to go out, but here’s a brief piece that i wrote up in anticipation of returning back to the states on march 25th. i’m guessing… Continue reading

NEW ZETA FAMILY!

this past saturday was zeta activation, which means that we now have 14 brand new active sunflowers!! here’s a quick snapshot of my zeta family, astronomy, with our two new members! it’s so… Continue reading

MY ONGOING PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECT: THE GUNNOE FAMILY

if you’ve been reading my blog lately, you know that a few weeks ago i had the pleasure of taking maternity photos for my cousin dawn and her husband jason (click here for… Continue reading

ANOTHER FAMILY

i have found my second home at heidelberg university. it is here that i found the tight-knit close community that everyone in my small hometown always talked about, but i never truly experienced.… Continue reading