Category Archives: Wednesday photo

Wednesday photo: The view from my table

Yes, the elusive, hand-me-down table has arrived.     I can now seat seven (or more if you bring your own chair!) and do 1,000 piece puzzles.  It took two tries to get it into my house, but it was eventually … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: The view from my desk

I have been at work for two weeks. I have spent most of my time learning about social media marketing and reviewing what PSI Eswatini currently is doing.     If any kind of marketing is my kind of marketing, it … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Delightful dinner

I know, I know, you all want to see apartment photos. I’ve taken a break the last couple nights after work instead of working more here. Soon I shall be finished unpacking and then there will be photos.  Instead, I … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Goodbye, home

I said goodbye to my home of 23 months this morning. But I did it in siSwati, so I really said stay well.  The hardest part of moving ended up being loading the car. I said we needed two vehicles. … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Fourth of July

Preparing for the Fourth, while stressful in the lead up, was much less stressful when preparing the food than I expected. I had a great team of kitchen help, with the surprise addition of another PC Swaziland staff’s wife and … Continue reading

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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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