What do I say about this one

A few weeks ago, I found myself on a bus with a dead man. He wasn’t always a dead man. At first he was a sick man. Before that, I imagine he was just a man, with no necessary precursory

What do I say about this one

A few weeks ago, I found myself on a bus with a dead man. He wasn’t always a dead man. At first he was a sick man. Before that, I imagine he was just a man, with no necessary precursory

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On teaching

I apologize in advance for the excessive rhetorical questioning. Lately I’ve had a lot of conflicting thoughts regarding my role as an educator here. Teaching, regardless of where you are, is a ridiculously difficult profession. What is a teacher supposed

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On teaching

I apologize in advance for the excessive rhetorical questioning. Lately I’ve had a lot of conflicting thoughts regarding my role as an educator here. Teaching, regardless of where you are, is a ridiculously difficult profession. What is a teacher supposed

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A weekend in paradise

Once upon a time, three Peace Corps volunteers from the mato, Mapinhane got to spend a weekend in a private lodge on a beautiful resort island, for free.

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A weekend in paradise

Once upon a time, three Peace Corps volunteers from the mato, Mapinhane got to spend a weekend in a private lodge on a beautiful resort island, for free.

The tomorrow that finally came

I never thought I would see this day. I am sitting in my living room, sipping chai tea because it’s a tad bit cool, typing up a blog post on my computer, which is plugged into the wall, my wall,

The tomorrow that finally came

I never thought I would see this day. I am sitting in my living room, sipping chai tea because it’s a tad bit cool, typing up a blog post on my computer, which is plugged into the wall, my wall,

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Dia de Mulheres

Monday, April 7th was a national holiday here in Mozambique – Dia de Mulheres Moçambicanas, or Mozambican Women’s Day. Let me just say, Mozambican women are definitely something to be celebrated. They are incredible. These women wake up at the crack

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Dia de Mulheres

Monday, April 7th was a national holiday here in Mozambique – Dia de Mulheres Moçambicanas, or Mozambican Women’s Day. Let me just say, Mozambican women are definitely something to be celebrated. They are incredible. These women wake up at the crack

The running of the bulls (v 2.0, Mozambique)

Sometimes running in Mozambique feels like a scene in a musical. People wave, smile, give you thumbs up, fist pump in encouragement out of their car window while honking, children chase after you, I’ve even had kisses blown my way.

The running of the bulls (v 2.0, Mozambique)

Sometimes running in Mozambique feels like a scene in a musical. People wave, smile, give you thumbs up, fist pump in encouragement out of their car window while honking, children chase after you, I’ve even had kisses blown my way.

We are together

Here in Mapinhane, sometimes your day ends with a three-hour long teacher’s meeting (in Portuguese) in which nothing is accomplished. Sometimes your day ends with giant praying mantises flying into your dinner. Sometimes your day ends with a neighborhood cat

We are together

Here in Mapinhane, sometimes your day ends with a three-hour long teacher’s meeting (in Portuguese) in which nothing is accomplished. Sometimes your day ends with giant praying mantises flying into your dinner. Sometimes your day ends with a neighborhood cat