Open “Goodbye” to Dallas

So firstly, no my blog is not dead; I’ve just been super busy with moving to DC and beginning law school. My posts will be increasingly erratic, but I will try to continue posting my musings about life about law school and beyond. Secondly, this post is WAY overdue. After I left HK, I wrote…

Worth It?- Part 2 The Program

In my last post, I¬†mentioned a conversation with a long-time friend who asked me if my experience was “worth it.” I reflected on my experience in Dallas, and ultimately decided that yes, Dallas was worth it. As I mentioned in the previous post, my immediate reaction to my friend’s question was of course this experience…

Top Ten

So I leave Dallas on Tuesday. Yikes! And that will officially mark the end of my three years at a mission intern with Global Ministries. I plan to write several posts about the transition and some reflection, and I thought that I would begin with a countdown of the most memorable moments as a mission…

Yes, I do mind

I get verbally harassed all the time. Everywhere I go. Every neighborhood and by every age and every color of men. Men honk at me, yell at me, sit down next me and compliment my hair, my eyes, etc. And I’m tired of it.¬†It does not make me feel good. It does not make me…

“Will” of the People?

It’s been about three weeks since the midterms elections, and honestly, I’m pissed but probably not for the reason that most people might think. Obviously, I’m not happy about the results, but those results were the “will” of the American people. And this is my point: were they really the “will” of the American people??…

BFF’s

One last post about my transition back to the US, and it’s about friends. I am incredibly blessed to have a number of really fantastic friends, and through the mission intern program, I have made even more really great friends. I am also blessed to have had the opportunity to live with (or in the…

Workers Defense Project- A Quick Introduction

About one month ago, I started my domestic placement site at Workers Defense Project in Dallas, TX. Before I continue musings on my life in Dallas, and other aspects of my radical life and faith, I wanted to catch everyone up on what I do now. Workers Defense Project is a statewide (Texas) membership based…