minnesota spring1Quick link: What I Miss About Spring

Robins, fresh buds, spring rains, juicy worms, worms crusted to sidewalks…I miss spring. We don’t have much change between seasons here in Djibouti. A bit more dust, a rise in temperature. There are some changes, for those paying attention. But not like in Minnesota in spring.


Djibouti has two seasons: hot and hell.

Or you could say that Djibouti has two seasons: Dry. Like a hair dryer blowing on your face and cracking your lips. And wet. Like a sock soaked in hot water and slapped onto your face.

Or you could say that Djibouti has two seasons: Dusty. And dusty plus wind so the dust gets caked in your eyelashes and ground between your teeth and glued beneath your fingernails.

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