Monthly Archives: October 2010

It’s beginning

Were the words out of the fleet manager’s mouth, as we watched a crowd being chased by armed soliders.  On the stairwell, headed up to pick my recent printing off the copier, three shots rang out, the Operations Manager dashed … Continue reading

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Last night I had the strangest dream . . .

No I was not in a little red row boat to China although I did have to get my laundry clean.  I woke up around 3:00 a.m. in the morning; I dreamed my plane crashed in the water, it started … Continue reading

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180 Cows

I just found out that here in Sudan, at least if I were Dinka that because of my height that a man would have to offer anywhere from 150 to 180 cows to marry me.  Finally someplace where my height … Continue reading

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Exhausted

I’m exhausted.  On Thrusday night I was up until 10:00 p.m. trying to figure out the last file, the vegetable farming files.  I tried to start with the most difficult files, but it turns out the last ones were the … Continue reading

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Singing in the shower and the rain

So it’s my fifth day in Agok and I wish I had something exciting to report, but really all I’m doing is going through the files and making sure they have all the information in them and then copying the … Continue reading

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The Glorious Life of an Aid Worker

Hate your job?  You should have been doing mine today, then you would probably love yours.  I’m still in Abyei sorting through and copying files.  Original documentation needs to be kept in the head office, but copies of the documentation … Continue reading

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Things you find in the shower

I can’t remember whether or not it was last night or the night before, but I opened the shower door to find a hedgehog there, cute little fellow, but you definately don’t want to step on one.  Last night and … Continue reading

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