Category Archives: Wednesday photo

Wednesday photo: Drama

It turns out my students in English club love acting in skits.  We did some gender-themed skits last week, then again yesterday, and now today.     Yesterday’s skits were created after each student received a word and that word had … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Chicken words

While flipping through the dictionary last night I found two new-to-me and exciting words about chickens: kukekela and kelukelwane.     Kukekela means to cackle, specifically the noise a hen makes after laying an egg. I know from living with so … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Euphorbia

In Salt Lake, one of the many plants we had was a euphorbia. I named her Euphie. She got a sunburn and recovered. We picked her branches and grew baby euphorbias. Then she got too cold and mostly died. I … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: I ❤️ Swaziland

My love for this place hasn’t changed, even though its name has.     There were a variety of photo shoots at our close of service conference earlier this month, including one with photo booth props. 

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Wednesday photo: Language test

I try not to brag about most things. Especially here in eSwatini, I have had so few successes that there hasn’t been much to brag about anyway. So today I am going to brag about my language test results. I … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Dance party

I’m at GLOW camp this week celebrating female empowerment and black girl magic.     Of course, no girls camp is complete without a fair share of dance parties.     

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Wednesday photo: Bubbles

I made homemade bubbles for my younger bhuti last week. Finding something to blow the bubbles with was actually more difficult.    Although the bubbles were fun, I’m not sure they were fun enough to make again.  

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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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