Monthly Archives: July 2011

Back in my day…

Karl Wirth arrived at my house on Wednesday morning to conduct a workshop for the two professors who are new to the ACM program this semester. Karl was the director of the ACM Tanzania program ten years ago, while it … Continue reading

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Suzyo and the Sea

Being a Midwesterner, I am enamored of the ocean. A visit to the ocean from West-central Illinois is quite the undertaking and is generally only done on very special occasions. While there are some certainly some challenging things about living … Continue reading

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Blackout(s)!

I was about to cook some pasta for our first dinner in Tanzania when the electricity went off. We had gone to the store earlier in the day in order to have some food in the house. This 10-minute trip … Continue reading

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Arriving in Dar

While I just described my love of travel in my previous post, let me be clear- the actual act of traveling is not that much fun for me. Anyone who travels just to enjoy riding in coach for 4 different … Continue reading

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The Worlds of a Mzungu Warrior

It was a Tuesday afternoon in April, 2010 when I received an email from our dean saying that ACM was looking for someone to direct the 2011 Tanzania program and that she would support any applications originating from the Biology … Continue reading

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