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... in for a pleasurable ride only to be rudely jostled by the conductor a couple of hours later who said that, due to some unforeseen construction on the tracks, we would have to take a very slow, very old bus to Venice. The driver sang along with Slavic songs the entire way WHILE texting AND it was about 80 degrees. We arrived four hours late.
Last year, we also were traveling and went to Glacier National Park for Lar to do astronomy. We found a very ...
... When I went in to the
nutrition office, Edwin taught me how to count to ten in Swahili, which I already
forgot, but It was fun nonetheless, to meet new friends, yet sad to have to say
goodbye. After we gathered everyone, and said our final goodbyes, it was time
to go to the school.
We didn’t know about the
farewell celebration the school had in stored for us. Once we arrived to the
school, everyone gathered at ...
... 8220;But she has a husband”, she explained.
“Well tell him to wait about a month”, I said, annoyed.
“But, but she’s still fertile, and the husband…”, she said, trying to convince me.
I kept thinking to myself, “what about the husband, that woman just pushed two watermelons without knowing she was pregnant, give her a break” and of course I never said that out loud. Edwin could see my frustration, and stepped in ...
Good morning, good afternoon, or good evening depending on when you're reading this. It is a beautiful sunny day here in Kenya and my work week is over with. Last night we had a decent amount of rain that came down, but for this time of year that is normal. It is fall here in Kenya so they tend to get storms at night, but I have yet to hear or see any thunder and lightning. It usually gets down to the 50’s at night and rises to the mid 70’s ...
... and listened in.
The teacher did a lot of repeating, over and over. Apparently that is the method in which the students learn. They were also diligently taking notes. There was no interaction or participation in the class, only pure lecture and they were very attentive. Very different than the American education system.
We are home and Mary is hard at working making us Chapatti’s for dinner! One of my Kenyan favorites ...