Category Archives: Wednesday photo

Wednesday photo: Clothing design

I have so much fabric and have had so little clothing made. I even bought more fabric last week. Whoops. Part of the problem has been finding a tailor who will do what I ask, make clothes that fit, and … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Avocado

Oh, to live in a place where you can afford to eat all of a giant avocado in one sitting.     Giant is a bit of an exaggeration, only because this avocado is average sized.  I was overcharged for this … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Congratulations cake

My tutor just got a real job at a neighboring community’s clinic as an HIV counselor, so a cake was in order!    She very nicely shared a slice with me and her sister-in-law and then she saved the rest … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Newborn calf

My family grew by one with the birth of a calf. He arrived on early Sunday morning, born into a muddy, post-rain kraal, which gave him his name: Ngumdagga. He is “of the mud.”   Of course, I want to … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Poetry

I had a mostly hate relationship with poetry until a few weeks ago. My English club kids asked for poetry lessons, which meant lots of research on my end. I spent hours and hours perusing middle school and high school … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Wild dogs

After seeing a kill on our first drive in Kruger, I would have left my Kruger trip happy. But my guide and the rest of the safari-goers in my group knew that I really, really, really wanted to see wild … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Me

I don’t have many photos of me here, but yesterday my girls club counterpart took my phone and went a bit crazy.   There’s about 20 other poses in the collection because Swazis really love photo shoots.

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Wednesday photo: Farm duties 

I’ve been taking my role as farmer very seriously. I’ve harvested a lot of maize the last few days that met my family’s approval. We roasted a few ears, and I’m boiling sweet corn for everyone today. I’ll be sharing … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: The view from my bed

When my curtains are open on the side of my house, I can see straight from my bed to this beautiful tree in my front yard. I consulted my wildlife guide but couldn’t make up my mind that this tree … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Hikes with friends

One of my goals for 2018 is to see more of Swaziland. This includes increasing visits to my local park, Mlilwane National Park. A friend and former volunteer in Swaziland visited with her son, so in addition to visiting my … Continue reading

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