Monthly Archives: September 2012

beautiful stresses

Since I’m still trying to figure out my role at the primary school, this post will be all about my life on the home front without electricity.  We will meander through the daily activities that you and I still have … Continue reading

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walks with baba

My Baba is unstoppable. He’s over 70, has a bad knee, and chugs onward as if nothing was wrong. He went to the primary school where I’ll be teaching and grew up in our village so he knows it like … Continue reading

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dusty songs

From aqua abode to aqua academics, it’s about a forty minute walk through the bush.  It’s a beautiful traipse… Zweli, my brother in grade 5, and I leave at 7:00 and, for the better part of an hour, meander through … Continue reading

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aqua abode

Hold up one second, gotta go light another candle. There, now I can see the computer keys. Kind of. $H!T (accidental finger fumble). Sanibonani! I am composing this from the (deep, dark) depths of my new home. This week has … Continue reading

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