Being the Banana Man

Uganda is a very tropical country that has rich soil and plenty of rain so agricultural activity really thrives there. Throughout the country, particularly in the more rural areas, you’ll see banana and plantain farms everywhere. When I was in Uganda last August, I commonly saw men pushing bushels of bananas/plantains stacked up on their bicycles […]

The Empty Antidote: Retail Therapy

Retail therapy. It’s a funny little term I’m sure you’ve heard before that describes the practice of shopping to make yourself feel better. It seems to me that retail therapy is often practiced in response to stress or some other frustrating circumstance. I also sense that it’s becoming increasingly popular within our culture. But I […]