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“Guys, I think I might need to go home. I’m feeling really sick,” I said to the kids Thursday as we walked from the parking lot towards the school entrance. A wave of exhaustion and nausea had washed over me in the … Continue reading
Friends Family paved roads everywhere basketball team basketball practice access to television whenever they want texting on her cell phone wearing hoodies wearing boots and Uggs (Maggie) a microwave Things that have filled the void: new friends-both kids outdoor recess … Continue reading
We’ve been here long enough that once I leave our house and head to school, it is quite possible to not see the evidence that we are living in a third world country. There are office buildings, banks, European grocery … Continue reading
I won’t be able to touch on all the different ways things get delivered here in Dakar, but it’s safe to say you won’t see a UPS, USPS or any other form of standardized delivery system here (unless you count … Continue reading
In the middle of the courtyard, there has been a mystery structure emerging over the last five weeks. At first there was just three sets of rebar sticking up (the photo above, but only the rebar part to the right) … Continue reading
gives me a full-fledged sweat, like I had just exercised vigorously for an hour! Whew!