Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Trash Burning Chronicles, pt. 2

written 9/28 In the month that we’ve been here we’ve gone to burn trash on four separate occasions and each time has yielded a drastically different experience. In a way, these adventures mirror our process of getting acclimated here and … Continue reading

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A Day of Cleaning

written 9/27 We spent the whole day doing cleaning of one sort or another. Which, except for our lack of cooking, is just like the life of a Taboran woman. I want to describe this day to give you some … Continue reading

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The Day Our Partners Became Real to Me

written 9/25 Our project is slowly getting underway and today we accomplished the first step in moving it forward and getting the gardens back up and running. We met with Sam and Ana on Monday and agreed to change our … Continue reading

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Pop quiz

Name these fruits: answer at http://lifeasajamie.wordpress.com/2012/10/21/pop-quiz/

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A Week of Celebrations

written 9/21 It’s now been a few days since we returned from Korogwe and we’re off to a very slow start. I spent the first day and a half inside, readjusting to a world in which I had to speak … Continue reading

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A Day In The Life

It has taken me two weeks but I have started waking up earlier. It begins getting light around six but isn’t real daylight until after 7. At first I would wake up late and lie in bed. There is a … Continue reading

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First Korogwe Meeting

written 9/20 We have just spent our first weekend in Korogwe for a PC meeting. We left Tabora about nine in the morning after meeting our pikipiki drivers. A pikipiki is a motorcycle owned by the driver and used for … Continue reading

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