Nairobi Orchestra and the “On Time Arrival”

We were expecting to be met by someone from the US embassy at the airport. Ken Wakia had emailed that he would pick us up and take us to the hotel. He is a Kenyan who works for the cultural affairs of…

January 12, 2011

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On Time Arrival

We have arrived in safely in Kenya after an exhausting rush to get ready. Our travel itself was uneventful. Other than sweating it out a little in London’s Heathrow airport. The place is massive. Ou…

January 11, 2011

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Being Needy

One of the surprising things about our journey toward Kenya is how much this transition has exposed our neediness. We returned to Tucson after spending 10 days in Nebraska celebrating Christmas, exten…

January 9, 2011

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Packing is such a joy. Uuups? Did I just tell a lie? One way to deal with packing is to hide out pretending to be doing other work and let Rod have at it. This is the method I find most preferable. Th…

December 8, 2010

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The Last Thanksgiving

This weekend we celebrated the last Thanksgiving at 3961 N Hillwood Place Tucson. It was great. We had about 22 for dinner. The Keatseangsilps’ came for like the 22nd time.  But who is counting. It…

November 29, 2010

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Bumps in the Road

Bumps in the Road Kenya is known for its roads. The newspapers there comment in editorials that Kenya has the worst roads in Africa. Now, I have not been all over Africa but I have driven on Kenya’s…

October 17, 2010

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