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Om Remembering Africa
After a 30-year career in New Mexico, it was time for a change, but what todo next? That was the dilemma. Jo was seeking something unknown and unnamed untilshe found her way to Africa, a place where she could live out her dream ofadventure and travel. Remembering Africa: Moments in Time is the author's memoir of the twoyears she lived in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, while teaching at an InternationalSchool with students and teachers from many different countries. Through herpersonal stories, she portrays both the humor and struggle of daily life in Darand working at the International School there. She provides a window for thereader to share her travel adventures to the exotic island of Zanzibar, theSeychelles, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Namibia, and safari adventures into theSerengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, etc. Jo was enchanted with the land and people of this amazing continent, and sherecorded events from those memorable years in a journal. When she returned to thestates, the memories of her life in Africa lingered and begged to be shared. Remembering Africa had to be written. The poem "Moments in Time", written by Jo, was inspired by her experienceswhile living and working in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.