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A Post About a Smile

There are certain things that take a day that is just okay, that is fine but not bad, not special, nothing more. There are certain things that take this day and make it a day that will mean something. 471 more words


Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving 2015 is little more than an hour away but I am thousands of miles from the last one. While growing up, and into my child-rearing years, Thanksgiving was always a family day centered on food (and a very traditional meal at that!).   127 more words



This was a result of me writing what I was doing while lying on my floor mat for five minutes. I waited a month, read it again, and bolded a few of the more interesting things that happened: 1,086 more words

Peace Corps

My Culture Conflict

Hello blog readers, this post is going to be a bit of a change from the posts you are used to based solely on the fact that this post is authored by Aaron.  933 more words

My Journey Living with Ulcerative Colitis and Polycythemia Vera

Welcome to my little documentary of living with UC and PCV. I am almost 45 years old and was first diagnosed with UC back when I was 21. 1,939 more words


The New Year

I’m holding fire. I clench long twiny sticks bunched together with what looks like a brooms end at the top. I might as well be holding a mini­-tree struck by lightning. 800 more words

Uganda Spelling Bee: Luganda & Sign Language

Having finished the district-level spelling bees in Luganda, we were finally able to have the national-level competition today. I had the pleasure and stressful task of organizing the national event in Kampala this year because I just happened to be very involved in the spelling bee in central Uganda. 853 more words

Life In Uganda