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Visiting a home for orphans of Ebola and the civil war

Last Friday I got a message from a man named Ibrahim Tommy, who said he loved reading my columns in Awoko (I was glad to hear at least one person in the country reads them!) and he wanted to arrange for me to cover a donation ceremony at an orphanage for children whose parents died during the Ebola crisis. 1,954 more words

Sierra Leone

Great Lakes Benefit Concert This Tuesday

What:  Live Music by Cozi Island

When:  July 26th, 4 to 6 pm

Where:  1111 Broad Street, Grafton WI

Cost:  $5 at the door

Midweek Racing Mail - (13th July)

Welcome to OneSelection2Win Midweek Racing Mail for Wednesday 6th July, we have come up with our BEST BETS for today.

TRACK – HEAVY (8) 472 more words


Journal Writing as a Spiritual Practice

Journal writing a wonderful way to connect with the deeper parts of yourself that you’re not usually aware of as you run around doing your daily life. 144 more words

Kylie Castor


What is your earliest memory? It was early morning. Cold and damp. Our uniforms were crusted in mud. Crouched behind enemy lines, we returned fire when the colonel called for an advance. 470 more words

Prompts And Challenges

Small Town - Big Scenery

Grafton IL – small town, but awesome scenery. Gorgeous limestone bluffs, the Mighty Mississippi and Illinois Rivers meet right here in Grafton. Mid-West beauty at its best, any time of year, all year. 293 more words


Grafton Cemetery

I’m not sure why I have such a fascination with cemeteries. Every time we find a new town- either with few live inhabitants or merely ghosts- Lynn and I will search out the cemetery. 88 more words