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Dispatch from Sierra Leone: Walking in Freetown

There are two seasons in Sierra Leone:  the dry season…and the rainy season.  Although there is some rain in the “dry” season, the vast majority of the 3 meters of rain that fall on Freetown during a typical year occur between … Continue reading

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Sunday Photowalk through the ‘Hood

Monsoon season has come to Chennai, India.  According to the weather reports, it’s only raining in Chennai.  But it seems that all the rain which should have fallen elsewhere is also falling in Chennai.  So when I woke up this morning … Continue reading

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Just Like Riding a Bike

Sometimes it’s easy to take things for granted.  Like learning how to ride a bike.  Among other things, we teach sports at the Resource Center, an after-school program for kids under age 14, at the Jakob Marengo School in Katutura, … Continue reading

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Video Contest for Kids

Looking for something productive for the kids to do until school starts again?  Check out the Write it, Film it video contest being sponsored by Reading Rockets.  The contest web site reads: ‘Central casting’ at AdLit.org and Reading Rockets is … Continue reading

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