Monthly Archives: January 2010

Warthogs, Rhinos & Giraffes oh my!

Laus, who is the new regional finance manager, picked me up from the guesthouse at 9:00 a.m. so we could go to the Nairobi National Park which is right in the middle of Nairobi.  We had to navigate through Nairobi, … Continue reading

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I Dream of Africa

The Guesthouse I always dreamed of going to Africa.  I don’t know when that particular dream started, but it was one of the reasons I learned French.  I have been to Egypt, but although it is on the continent it … Continue reading

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Skyway Robbery

I knew I was going to have to pay excess baggage and I wasn’t tremendously concerned.  Mercy Corps reimburses up to $1,000, so when I was sent to the sales counter to pay my fee I wasn’t fussed; until the … Continue reading

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Leaving Iraq

I offer a letter in the same vein as the letter that was published in TIME magazine from a Marine serving in Iraq http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1543658-1,00.html. As I leave Iraq the Iraqi government is refusing to give personal security companies license plates … Continue reading

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Opps

Well I was walking along with 5 bazillion things on my mind perusual; when  I tripped over something or my own feet, or didn’t pick my foot up far enough, something which happens to me quite a bit, but usually … Continue reading

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