Category Archives: Wednesday photo

Wednesday photo: Indian food

About two months ago I told my newish neighbors that their food always smells so good. This has started an exchange of Indian and American food that I have thoroughly enjoyed. It’s also nice that I can visit with the … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Finished jewelry

After about a week and a half, I finished making the bracelet that I mentioned here. I love the new stitch I learned and the piece grew quickly. I’ve worn it twice this week and I had multiple requests to … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Egyptian street food

Falafel and sugar cane juice were highlights of my trip to Egypt. My guides were always directing us to clean restaurants, but street food often shows how the regular people eat, so I dug in. Everything was delicious, even with … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: A new beading project

Last night I started a new beading project to match a new shirt that I will wear at Bushfire. The music festival is the place where the PCVs all dress up to the nines, and it will be a great … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Mbabane bus rank

I walk past or through the bus rank here frequently as I go shopping. It can get busy, and transport drivers do many unpredictable things while driving. I stopped to take this aerial photo from the stairs outside the second … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Mail

I was surprised to see three envelopes from my mom in my mailbox today. It had been only two weeks since last checking. Then I checked the postmarks: June 2018, August 2018, and February 2019. I’m not even surprised any … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Work

When I returned to work in January, I was hoping for more tasks to keep me busier at work. I have more or less been slammed and have plenty of responsibilities for the time being, of which I am thankful. … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Jacaranda

I was worried about not having a jacaranda tree nearby in Mbabane. I love the purple flowers that signify that summer is on its way.     Fortunately, there’s a jacaranda tree at the end of my driveway and I get … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Learning to bead

One of the PCVs from my cohort learned to bead from one of her community members. I was oblivious to this for way too long considering this now RPCV was my closest neighbor.  By the time I learned about her … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Puzzle

Now that I have more space in my extension-year home, I was able to put together a relaxing puzzle.     I am looking forward to the collection of hard puzzles waiting for me in the States. 

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