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My Normal Life

One year ago today I arrived in Uganda…full of excitement but also apprehension…wondering what lay ahead of me.  As I’m sure anyone who has lived in a developing country for an extended period of time will tell you…it’s changes you. … Continue reading

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Uganda Labor Day Musings…

It’s Labor Day here in Gulu…a national holiday. The offices are closed so I’ve been spending the morning doing chores here at the guest house.  I’ve pretty much given up trying to fight the red dust on a daily basis.  … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain, Come and Stay!

Oh, the Weather outside is Frightful: It seems I open every blog post with something about the weather and this one will be no different.  I feel as though I’ve had a lot of grace these last 10 months in … Continue reading

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Floating on the Wind

It’s HOT!  I’ve started putting an ice pack on my neck in the evenings to keep cool…that is, if the power is on and freezer hasn’t thawed.  If the power is off and there is no fan…it’s downright miserable, especially … Continue reading

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Hot and very Dusty…But it’s All Good!!

Greetings from Northern Uganda! I had such a good time during my visit home to the States and loved sharing all about Uganda with many of you. I was well fed (by my mom, my friend Jennifer and lots of … Continue reading

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Diving into New Adventures in 2015!

Happy New Year…almost! Guess I’m ready to dive into 2015… I’ve been home in the US for a couple of weeks, enjoying hot showers, good food and friends and family.  But my heart is already back in Gulu. 2014 was … Continue reading

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It Really is a Wonderful Life!

Today is my 51st birthday!  Maybe it’s that I’ve surpassed the half century mark…I’m not sure…but this birthday is different.  I slept for 12 hours last night and woke refreshed this morning. I made my way to the kitchen, poured … Continue reading

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