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Month: April 2015

Good Eatin’ with my housemates

Good Eatin’ with my housemates

       Believe it or not, this Friday will mark the 10th month that I’ve been in Ghana.  Even more amazing is that I am now in the last teaching week of the year.  Next week is revision week and then two grueling (and I mean grueling) weeks of exams.  It’s hard to believe that so much time has gone by so quickly!  As I set my thoughts on home, one of the things I keep mentioning to people…

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Trip to region number 8: Kumasi and Lake Bostumtwi!

Trip to region number 8: Kumasi and Lake Bostumtwi!

               As I sit here writing this blog post, this time last week I was riding a bus, on my way back home from Kumasi.  I’d traveled through Kumasi on my way to the North last year, but hadn’t had a chance to explore.  My trip to the former capital city and stay at Lake Bostumtwi was fun and, as usual, unpredictable.  Here’s a look at my trip to the bustling city. Busy and…

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Spending Resurrection Day weekend with my host family

Spending Resurrection Day weekend with my host family

        This past Easter weekend was a special one.  As with the Christmas holiday, I spent the Easter weekend with my host parents in Tema.  It was a great time for catching up, rest, and reflection.  Here’s a look at the weekend. Everyone in my department (myself included) had been looking forward to the holiday weekend.  Some people had plans to head to the Eastern region to watch “the White men paraglide off of the high cliffs,”…

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Out with the old and in with the new!

Out with the old and in with the new!

HAPPY RESURRECTION DAY TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS BACK HOME AND EVERYONE AROUND THE WORLD!!! Moving out of the old house, March 27, 2015                    You know the old saying, there’s no place like home?  True as ever, theres no place on earth like the family homestead, and I’m not ashamed to admit that as April 7th will mark my 9th month in the country, I’m actually getting a bit homesick.  Fortunately for…

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