Monthly Archives: January 2013

I believe!

written 1/31 Right now, the world is all sunshine and rainbows (note: this is not a description of the weather, which is currently wonderfully stormy and full of rain) and I feel like, despite how crazy of an idea 2Seeds … Continue reading

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A Week of Research

written 1/29 Our task for this week has been to research the four ideas that we came up with at the last meeting. I’ve really enjoyed this task as it means that I have gotten to go out and talk … Continue reading

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The Research Experience

[I found this in my drafts–an old post never finished but funny to read] It is very early Saturday morning (the 26th of January, to be precise). I am at the transition point between the end of last night and … Continue reading

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Motivation

By Ashley I went outside to read letters from my sister and my mom. Of course, I ended up talking to Msembe; I instinctively avoided the front porch because I could hear the horde of raucous children screaming. I sat … Continue reading

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Rainy Days

We have been told many, far too many things, about the weather here. It seems even more unpredictable than normal weather (at least Glenn Schwartz has Doppler) and people are ready to say that anything is normal.The latest in the … Continue reading

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The Universality of Childhood

Most of you that know me well, or have been to any sort of camp with me, know how much I love children. One of the fascinating things about getting to live in such a different place is that I’m … Continue reading

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A Well Respected Man

My neighbor is named Msembe. He is an mzee—an elder—in the community and therefore treated with great respect and deference. He is an educated man, trained as an engineer with a previous job at the water treatment plant, and this … Continue reading

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