Monthly Archives: September 2014

A Week of Firsts

It’s been an interesting week in Gulu. The electricity in my house was out for a week.  I had solar power from about 9am-5:30pm but I could not run the fan…only the refrigerator and computer and nothing else.  The fridge … Continue reading

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Acholi Traditional Grass Thatched Hut

This is a traditional Acholi grass thatched hut.  The landscape in Northern Uganda is dotted with thousands of them.  If you go to Google earth and zero in on Gulu, you will see them…they show up as little round objects.  This picture to … Continue reading

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Grief

I can barely believe that it is September already (I’ve been here 3 months) and in the US that means back to school, football and signs of the approaching holidays showing up in Walmart.  Fall is my favorite time of the year.  Here … Continue reading

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