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the plans I have for you…

With my last post being about leaving Kenya, there’s some of you that are asking why… And I remembered that not all of you on Facebook get my monthly ministry updates.  Sorry for the gap there!  (If you want to … Continue reading

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tuonane baadaye marafiki yangu!

{I will see you later my friends!} It’s hard to believe yesterday has already come and gone;  my kwaheri {goodbye} at Amani Nairobi.  I am just so grateful.  Rather than a day of sorrow and hard goodbyes, it was a … Continue reading

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mt. longonot – check!

When you live in Nairobi and come across a chance to get out of the city, you take it. Mt. Longonot is only about 1.5 hours away so Anke, Doret, Annette and Andreas and I took advantage and decided to … Continue reading

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Lewa Half Marathon – check!

Watch out. We are running wild! Driving into the Lewa Conservancy. Camp life. {Unfortunately the massage therapist and chef were not ours.} Night before the race.  Checking out the start… we’re so ready! Woke up at 5:30a in freezing weather … Continue reading

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Lewa baby!

{so fast he’s flying!} I love running but I may be getting in over my head this time!  At the end of June I’ll be heading near the base of Mount Kenya for the Lewa Marathon.  Right now the race … Continue reading

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city of Nairobi + rainy season = ???

… a very large chance for VERY LARGE rats!  EEEK!  This week has been exhausting and mostly because I have new furry “friends” with 15″ tails scurrying about in my ceiling during the wee hours of the night.  That’s right, … Continue reading

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our little cook… err… fish!

We’ve been trying to plan a swim date for Bella’s little Jay, but with the rains, it’s been a challenge. We took a chance and set it up for Saturday and behold, the warmest sunniest Saturday we’ve had in weeks!!! … Continue reading

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fully fitted?

Another random observation:  The apartment I’m living in is advertised to be fully furnished with a “fully fitted” kitchen with all “crockery and cooking utensils included”.  Haha… So how do you like my colander?!  It’s obvious that straining tea is … Continue reading

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How much would you pay for a luxury item from home?

I buy this lotion at home for about $6.00 I think.  I couldn’t help but notice this in the aisle today for 2,200Ksh.  With the current exchange rate, that’s about $28.00!!!  Yikes!  This is why I stock up in the … Continue reading

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staring at fabric

i met someone fairly new at work today.  she is lovely.  i was entranced by her beautiful smile and her joy.  she couldn’t stop smiling.  after only a minute of introducing ourselves to each other she starting right in telling … Continue reading

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