Monthly Archives: May 2012

Memorial Day

Memorial Day in the United States: A three-day holiday weekend. The end of school. The start of summer. Family. Friends. Cemetery visits to honor loved ones. First swimming of the season. Sunburns. Hamburgers. Hotdogs. Baked beans. Potato Salad. Homemade ice … Continue reading

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Questions & Answers – Food

Thanks for sending me some questions. Here are the answers to the questions related to food. Watch for other Q&As on different topics in the future.  Please let me know what you want to know! What food do you miss? … Continue reading

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Another Tool

I can be dangerous, now. I just downloaded the WordPress app for my smart phone. This gives me larger type and bigger icons. And… There’s a little camera icon. Will it let me take a photo and put it right … Continue reading

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My Bedroom

I painted my bedroom yesterday – to the upbeat sound of the celebratory funeral music playing through eight-foot tall speakers from my neighbor’s family compound. Ready for the tour? Entering the bedroom from the living room,

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In Africa

Some days I feel like I’m in America. I connect with family and friends. I read and respond to email. My sister calls and we chat about her grandson who is just starting potty training. I talk to my older … Continue reading

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My New Home in Jumbo

A few nights ago as I was falling asleep I thought, “This feels like home.”  This morning when I woke up and walked into my freshly painted living room, I felt even more at home. Many of you have asked … Continue reading

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Another Test

Oh, the best laid plans… Writing the ABCs of Africa has been delayed. I won’t list my many excuses. And this won’t be a detailed post about some interesting life in Africa. It’s primarily a test of a new process … Continue reading

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