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Toyota RAV 4

Among the things that did not suprize us in Nairobi was the cost of getting a vehicle. Rod had been checking on importing a vehicle for months via the internet. He likes cars so that was not a hardshi…

January 25, 2011

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We Moved In

Last night was our first night in the apartment. It took only 6 days to get the water working. Don’t be shocked. That is marvelous. The apartment we moved into had been vacant since October. The wat…

January 24, 2011

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House Hunting in Nairobi

Looking for a place to live in Nairobi requires an interesting set of skills. Rod and I are trying to learn fast. The last time we lived here the organization I was working for had a furnished place w…

January 20, 2011

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Yard Sales

Sometimes I need to remind myself I have been back in Nairobi less than a week. Last Saturday I was helping our daughter Sara run a yard sale to get rid of all our household goods. Packing what we wer…

January 20, 2011

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The African Night

I am still awakening in the middle of the night courtesy of jet lag. It is a mixed blessing. Tonight I am at Kijabe in the Doctors Duplex. I have arrived at Kijabe to begin the hand over of the Newbor…

January 20, 2011

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Curious costs

Today was interesting. We started off with a security briefing at the US embassy. This meant we needed transportation. We arranged to hire a taxi with a driver for the whole day to take us all the pla…

January 13, 2011

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