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London from Primrose Hill

(photo cred: Dance For Your Daddy) - http://danceforyourdaddy.wordpress.com/2012/10/15/lets-take-a-cycle-to-primrose-hill-its-windy-there-and-the-views-so-nice/

A mid-run break this afternoon in Regent’s Park.

Today my pants fell down

On my morning run by the river I suddenly found my pants around my ankles.

I’m not sure which is funnier: that this happened, or that my first thought was ‘Damn, now I’ll need to duct tape these to my body each day.’

#BudgetLife

Jenn Baker in profile

For the next few months, I share a job, a living space, and all my personal health details with a Ms. Jenn Baker, who is as lovely as they come.

IMG_2803Jenn is an east coaster by birth and a wanderer by choice. She has been introducing me to all the best places to experience southern Africa.

A registered nurse, Jenn is also a retired Peace Corps Volunteer, who served in Swaziland from 2011 to 2012 and worked to improve rural health initiatives. Though she finished early, her travel was nowhere near complete and off to India she went to live in community where she found balance, friends, and a personal motivation. She returned then to Lesotho to begin work with TTL in May 2013 and has been my guide from day one.

IMG_3305She is interested in international maternal and child health, which makes her an asset to the TTL Team and a phenomenal resource as I ease into the new job. In August she will return to graduate school, likely Boston University, for her MPH.

Jenn is a runner and a reader and a yogi and a hiker and a natural foodie all rolled into five-foot-nothing.

It is so fun to share time and space with a woman of kindred spirit and I count myself quite fortunate. Now, reader, carry on with an increased appreciation for this marvelous lady.