Author Archives: Brenda Kimaro

Monkey Business

A couple months ago I had lunch with my friend Kelly, a fellow American who is also married to a Tanzanian and lives here in Arusha. Kelly blogs over at Mzungu Maasai about her life in Tanzania, and I was … Continue reading

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Welcome Gather Readers!

A special welcome to those who made your way here after reading my article in the April 2017 issue of Gather magazine! Thanks for stopping by my blog. Take a look around and enjoy our family adventures in Tanzania. If you’d like … Continue reading

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Going on Safari

When you’re five years old, it’s a pretty cool thing to have a Daddy who is a safari guide. But it can be tough, too, when high season rolls around and that means Daddy is away a lot, taking visitors … Continue reading

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Welcoming the New Year

Well, after a 6-month hiatus it’s time to get back to blogging. I’ve missed sharing our Tanzanian adventures, but life just got so full and busy it was hard to keep up with everything. So I decided to let the … Continue reading

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Max and Elly Turn Five!

Well, it happened. My babies turned 5! And already Max is talking about turning 6, then 7, then 8… We celebrated with their class at school again this year, but this being a milestone birthday they each got their own … Continue reading

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A Kimaro Family Update

There’s a lot going on around here. A lot. I can hardly keep up with it myself! I’ll use this chance to update you with what’s going on in our world, and share the results of a recent family photo … Continue reading

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5 Photo Friday: Grandma Comes to Tanzania

Mom and my sister Carla packed up and headed home yesterday. In their two-week visit, I took 993 photos, and Carla took about 700. So it’s pretty tough to narrow those down into a 5 Photo Friday post, so I plan … Continue reading

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5 Photo Friday: We’re Farmers!

I guess owning a coffee and banana farm on Mt. Kilimanjaro already qualifies us as farmers, but now we’re corn farmers, too! The property that our house in Arusha sits on includes a large farm plot behind it, so Kakasii … Continue reading

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5 Photo Friday: Parents’ Day at ELIMAA School

Last week we celebrated Parents’ Day at ELIMAA School. It was a great celebration of all that we’ve been able to accomplish over the last year or so, thanks in large part to the generous support we’ve received from so … Continue reading

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5 Photo Friday: Decorating for Christmas

As my Facebook newsfeed is full of photos of snowy scenes, it’s 89 degrees here. So I wish I could say “it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas,” but it’s not really. At least not by this Nebraska girl’s … Continue reading

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