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rain rain come and stay

Posted by clare on June 20th, 2005

The rainy season still hasn¬ít begun in earnest in my village. Rain here is so scattered that it can pour in Tamba and barely sprinkle on us, about seven kilometers away. Thursday night we had big puffy clouds overhead, lit on one side by the half-full moon and on the other by lightning from storms […]

Big Bird and Car Talk

Posted by clare on June 19th, 2005

While it’s nice to be removed from the 24 hour coverage of, say, the Michael Jackson case, there are some things impossible to ignore even from across an ocean: Steep Cut Proposed for Public Broadcasting Sign the petition at moveon.org

spring has sprung wet sheep

Posted by clare on June 1st, 2005

Spent a few days in Dakar to pick Steven up at the airport, attend my first VAC (Volunteer Advisory Council) meeting (I’m the new Tamba rep), get the last of my vaccination shots, and take a mini-vacation at the beach. A good time was had by all. Now it’s back to the village and the […]