Arusha, in Tanzania, is far north of the hot, crowded city where we live in Dar Es Salaam. Up there it is delightfully cool, and there are giant forests of eucalyptus that remind me of San Francisco. There is a massive market for local art there, and whilst there is CONTINUE >

Recently my best friend from high school, Cathey, lost her dad. I flew back to the US to be with her, and on the last night there I went to a thrift store late in the day. I fell in love with this cow. It was so dark when I CONTINUE >

The US Embassy staff has a great rummage sale once a year. I bought this from a US Expat here in Dar. It hangs in my office.

I have a strong relationship with the guy who made this. He normally does birds on driftwood. I have a whole flock of his birds. But I love this donkey. I always love donkeys, but I like this blue one very much. The man who does these sits next to CONTINUE >