Daily Archives: July 8, 2011

First taxi ride

So a taxi ride in Kenya means that you put yourself inside of a Toyota Camry-sized car, often with a hatchback. I knew that people could pile into these things, but I had no idea.  Jane, who works at the Thiiri … Continue reading

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Getting situated in the school

Today was my first day at the school. Even though there were no music classes today, I popped my head into two classrooms to say hello. It was really great to see the students again. I recognized many of their … Continue reading

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Online

I seem to be online a lot more than I used to be. Without the other six teachers here, the experience is much different than last time. I am depending much more on the Kenyans around me for my social … Continue reading

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Annie has a blog

Annie Azrak, a former student of mine and Wendy Azrak’s daughter, has a blog! She is in Mombasa, working through an NGO, I believe. She writes beautifully, so you can read about her experiences at http://mombasa4annie.wordpress.com. Good luck, Annie, in your … Continue reading

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