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I want to talk about sex

People often talk about their “calling”, what they’re supposed to do with their lives, how they want to serve God (or god, Gods, gods, whatever). I’m not religious. 406 more words

Art Festival 2014

Today we celebrated with 4 stations.

African Masks, that was me of course and the masks turned out fabulous!

African Dance/Music – the kids enjoyed dancing and playing the drums. 70 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: On Top

(Above) A Typical South African afternoon in the veld
(Above) Photo taken from on top in a cable car in Germany.
Sitting in a restaurant in Germany, this little bird came and sat at the empty table next to be and posed for this lovely photo. 7 more words

The Great Lakes of Kenya

Martin is an animated person, with warm and intelligent eyes the color of dark chocolate, and skin to match. During out pre-departure tour meeting at the hostel, he goes through the usual tour-guide stuff, – safety issues, a basic itinerary for the next few days and what we can expect from the tour overall. 2,104 more words


Lost in the Congo of my Thesis

As a self-diagnosis, I have to admit that I suffer from the malady of procrastination. Maybe it’s my perceived ADHD, or just repulsion to deadlines. Whatever the cause, I’m sure to try my best to fix this, but not right now. 668 more words

Nigeria Islamists still holding 85 schoolgirls after raid: state

Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram is still holding 85 girls it abducted from a raid on a secondary school in northeastern Borno state this week, although the other 44 were free, the state government said on Saturday.Monday’s mass abduction of schoolgirls aged 15 to 18 by Boko Haram, who are fighting for a breakaway Islamic state in northern Nigeria, shocked Africa’s most populous country.It also underscored just how powerless Nigeria’s military is at protecting civilians despite a year-long state of emergency meant to flush the rebels out of three states in the northeast.The Islamists attacked Chibok school, in remote Borno state, which had 129 girls staying in it, on Monday. 26 more words


BHS teacher wins trip to join Earthwatch Africa Expedition

Published in the June 21, 2013 issue of the Bainbridge Island Review.

Bainbridge High School teacher Brad Lewis is no stranger to traveling, whether it is on an extended trip to teach or a short visit. 336 more words

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