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Moshi, the baby giraffe

This is Moshi, the baby giraffe that was born at our zoo at the end of October, after a gestation period of almost 1 1/2 years. 52 more words

Calgary Zoo

The Sound of my Childhood

They are skilled musicians. Drums and marimbas. Rythms and melodies. A group of young men in colourful shirts are playing with intensity.

How can the music be described? 208 more words

Missionary Kids In Africa

Sizing Things Up

Maps of the world give a distorted view of things. The countries nearer the poles are enlarged relative to those nearer the equator and so if you look at a map of the earth Tanzania looks much smaller than it is in reality and the UK and USA look much larger than they really are. 357 more words


No Matter Where You Go. . .

People are going to die.

A few more photos from my trip to Tanzania back in 2007.

Caskets sold on dirt streets, Toyota “hearses” and overgrown cemeteries next to football fields. 52 more words

Ray Visotski


Back in July of 2007, I was fortunate enough to travel with my dear friend, Fr. Jack Lombardi and 17 other pilgrims on a mission trip to Africa, visiting South Africa and Tanzania. 110 more words

Ray Visotski

Waterfalls and Hot Springs at the foothills of Kilimanjaro

The sight of the majestic Kilimanjaro mountain upon our arrival at the tiny little airport of Arusha was absolutely breathtaking. We disembarked from our small airplane and walked over to the arrival hall while still admiring the beautiful view surrounding us. 1,241 more words


Almost Like My Mother

The wheels of the car make a chunching noise as it makes a turn and leaves Kipepeo. It’s Friday afternoon and the week students are getting fetched by their parents. 970 more words

Missionary Kids In Africa