driving in Africa

2014 March

Eat. Pray. Drive.

2017-01-31T23:18:41-04:00March 14th, 2014|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Once there was a dad who, every morning on the way to school, would pray for safety on the road. He was in a foreign country and the driving was the most dangerous part. Sometimes he’d even pray at other times of the day, ‘God, just keep me alive in this place for the sake [...]

2013 December

But officer, in my country red actually means ‘Go!’

2017-07-19T20:13:33-04:00December 11th, 2013|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

When you go through a red light and get stopped for it in a foreign country, you should always pretend that in your home country red means 'Go!' Then gesture wildly with your hands and speak jibberish in your native language. Unless your native tongue is English and you’re in Uganda, where pretty well everyone, [...]