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As some of you may have noticed, I am back in America now.  I do not know yet what this means for the blog.  However, for those who are interested, I’ll be filling you in on some of my travels … Continue reading

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the middle.

On March 3rd, 2007, I posted these words, from Jeffrey Eugenides’ Middlesex.  And now here they are again. “Emotions, in my experience, aren’t covered by single words. I don’t believe in “sadness,” “joy,” or “regret.” Maybe the best proof that … Continue reading

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my new place.

I’ve shifted to primarily working at the border (Malaba) since I extended my service in May. This meant that I changed to a new house, which is still in Tororo but a bit closer to where I need to catch … Continue reading

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back to reality.

I believe every Peace Corps volunteer has probably at some point spent time sweating, lying on the floor of his/her house in the dark of a power outage imagining giant blocks of ice or giant blocks of cheese or whatever … Continue reading

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i’m home!

happy christmas & a merry new year!

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thanks.

Thanksgiving is my favorite. Not a holiday of shopping or gifts, but one of appreciation, of giving thanks for that which and those who we have. And of course, there’s the food. This is my second consecutive Thanksgiving in Uganda. … Continue reading

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oh there’s no place like home…

…for the holidays! I’ll be home for a few weeks at Christmastime.

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thanksgiving in my mind.

Arrivals don’t enter.They burst, pink-cheeked from cold, setting off ripples of hugs and true how-are-yous.A series of mismatched tables, squeezed together, covered in overflowing platters, bowls, and gravy boats, hold our valiant efforts to express our caring for one another … Continue reading

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jam session.

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this is where i live.

I am incredibly spoiled. The picture above is of my house. I usually have power and running water. This is mostly due to my mixed fortune of being a town volunteer. This is the sitting room. I keep BBC playing … Continue reading

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