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Nairobi: A Walking City

Nairobi, by anyone’s definition, is a walking city. Everywhere you go there are scores of people walking. During the hours of the morning commute you see a heavier flow of people than cars, with the…

February 11, 2011

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Water Wonders

One of the things that seems to follow us around Nairobi is interesting water issues. This morning provided yet another opportunity. I had gotten on my stationary bike to ride and read a bit and Rod s…

February 9, 2011

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Work

You may have been somewhat surprised with how little I have blogged about work. Maybe that is because the “work” part of my life has been the area where I have felt most at ease. I have had to LEA…

February 3, 2011

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My Least Favorite Color

I rather like our apartment. It feels much better now that there is running water. But indoor plumbing has its downside. As I write, I have a workman here attempting to fix the leaks under the sinks. …

February 3, 2011

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And Leah Sang

I must say that the last few weeks have been a bit disorienting. The move, saying goodbye to all the kids, to our family and friends, selling stuff, packing, facing the unknowns, trying to find a plac…

January 31, 2011

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Why I Miss Dale Radtke

Today I was at the Nakumat (think Walmart) looking for a hair clippers. I found one and after I faced the reality of spending $40 on something back in the US I would have spent $ 20 for I just got on …

January 29, 2011

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