Monthly Archives: November 2011

Small Things I Notice

Small things I notice and appreciate as we head home after several weeks overseas: Hot water comes out of the bathroom faucet while I shave—oh so comforting. I have a clean carpet to exercise on—and easier on my bones than … Continue reading

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Land of 1,000 Hills

Rwanda has to be one of the most beautiful places on earth… “The Land of a Thousand Hills” it’s called with every home, business, government building, shop is built on the side of one hill or another even in the … Continue reading

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Uganda and Back Again!

OK, you wouldn’t believe the past two days…never in a million.  Especially as now I’m riding in the van with the “new heart” (the engine), headed back to Kenya from Uganda and writing on my laptop in the dark at … Continue reading

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Cowtail on a Stick

I bought a lovely cow tail attached to a stick for 60 cents from a peddler on the street in Kitale…thought it would be good for displays at events back home….unfortunately, it stinks so badly, even wrapped in TWO plastic … Continue reading

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Josephine

Just a few miles north of the equator in western Kenya lies the Vihiga District.  The main town there is also named the same and is on the southern edge of Kakamega Forest.  We’ve passed through this forest area once … Continue reading

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Communication

I LOVE the way Kenyans communicate.  They speak their own language among others of the same tribe, use Swahali most all of the time AND read, write and speak English, too, thankfully!  Their accent is delightful, mostly influenced by the … Continue reading

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Liberty School

We spent one day this past week in Bikeke Village at Liberty School.  John, the Director, had set up a special meeting with the parents, along with lunch for them, us, and the children and staff who are fed each … Continue reading

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