These things happen…

Local news recently reported that a woman gave birth to a live hen. Curious about the apparently widespread acceptance of such a biological impossibility, a number of us questioned our language instructor. We chose him partly because he is a highly educated man, with master's degree and teaching certification from one of the best schools…Read more These things happen…

Next to Godliness

Or the fine art of the bucket bath   Mozambicans are very clean people. It is not uncommon to take two baths per day, when the water situation allows. I enjoy the new bathing schedule: a brisk bucket of cold water first thing in the morning wakes a person right up, and few things are…Read more Next to Godliness

Pictures and Ponders

All of my recent attempts at writing have come out ponderous, introverted, and, quite frankly, rather dull to read. So in lieu of boring you, I will instead post pictures. *       *       *       *       * As of yesterday, I have exactly three weeks left in South Africa. Strangely enough, I'm nervous about returning to the…Read more Pictures and Ponders