"On est ensemble" is a very popular phrase here in Abidjan. In English, it means: "We're in this together." It's my hope that through this space, everyone I love - no matter how near or far - can join me on my journey in Côte d'Ivoire.


the blog

This is where I share my stories, reflections, reactions, and updates. Each post is a diary entry to me and a postcard to you!

More photos

Snapshots of my life here.

My working dictionary

As you can imagine, I am learning a LOT of new words and phrases. Here are a few additions to my Ivoirian vocabulary.


The book of faces

Let me introduce you to the myriad of amazing people that make up my extended Ivorian family.


My favorite songs. *Warning* They will get stuck in your head.


Côte d'Ivoire stole my heart, but first it got my stomach. Check out the delicious food I've been eating.

Disclaimer: This website chronicles my time as an English Teaching Assistant in Côte d'Ivoire. It reflects my own experiences and does not represent the views or opinions of the Fulbright Program or the US Department of State.