Monthly Archives: March 2007

my life makes me laugh.

Picture this: You have been in uncomfortable transit for ten hours.  You are speeding down a bumpy dirt road in a severely overpacked Ugandan minibus which constantly swerves in order to dodge cattle, potholds, oncoming traffic, and the like. Your … Continue reading

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ants in my pants and other aminals.

We travelled over 24 hours in three continents to get to Uganda. Upon arrival, Peace Corps staff gave us a quick welcome and some tea. Then four of us got a special welcome: biting ants speeding up our legs as … Continue reading

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i am here.

I’m in Uganda and life is good.   Details coming…

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“nervous? excited? ready?”

For some reason, these recurring questions about how I am feeling strike me as quite silly. Perhaps I react this way because even after the umpteenth ask, I am still unprepared to answer. Maybe it’s because I’m not quite sure … Continue reading

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t minus 3 days.

Somehow, the bags are packed. Tomorrow morning, I go to Philadelphia where I will turn in the paperwork that officially makes me a Peace Corps Trainee. I will spend two days there, attending a number of sessions with alliterative titles … Continue reading

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