Category Archives: Wednesday photo

Wednesday photo: Maputo

I had only heard negative things about Maputo before traveling there. I experienced nothing negative and was so happy to be in a bustling place for a few days with endless blocks to walk.     Maputo is a fishing town … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Veggies and trash

As I have been double-digging beds in my garden here in Swaziland, I have encountered lots of trash. Trash in the garden, you say? Why, yes, because in rural Swaziland there is no trash pickup service, so people either burn … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Butternut harvest

I could not believe how many butternuts I harvested after their rocky start.    I was wishing I could preserve one of these for the Canfield Fair for my first-ever vegetable entry, but alas, I’m few thousand miles and seasons … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Snake in a bucket

Peace Corps Volunteers need to learn how to have no expectations. You never know what will happen, who you might meet, or what ideas you might have.  Having no expectations means that when you show up at the post office … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Wildflowes

I saw these beauties on Sunday and was very happy to walk past them again this morning.       Just before these flowers I walked past a few open fields, and with the mountains behind them, I couldn’t help but … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Baby elephant

Just because I wanted to share some more elephant love this week before my trip to Kruger, here’s a photo of a darling baby at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust nursery in Nairobi. To me, there is no place I … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Laundry

February was a fun month filled with training, a traditional holiday, and lots of rain.  The first two weeks were extremely busy and I managed to squeeze in two short, one-hour laundry sessions during that time.  Then the rain started, … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Pineapple fields

I finally got a close up view of pineapple fields when I walked to Swaziland’s national park office.     It was nice to make a comparison to my pineapples, which are about half the size as these. 

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Wednesday photo: Butternuts

I harvested my first butternuts as the plants have begun drying up.  Having a successful crop is so exciting after having a rough start with many butternuts rotting.    My bobhuti said it is time to start my next crop, … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Sunset

Sunset is my favorite time of day. I love watching the colors change and spread across the sky.     Last week the sunsets were epic with colors spreading 90 degrees to the east.  I have learned to go outside around … Continue reading

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