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I'm back! Ndirandi Social Club

I thought I was finished writing about Malawi, but not so! There is one thing that I never wrote much about, and it's a project we were...

The last post?

Life continues as normally as possible, given the circumstances of COVID-19, and the fact that we are still in the mission residence in...

Rammy

Rammy is one of the kindest and wisest men I've met anywhere. He is one of the Friends of Prisons, like Lyca, who sees it as his calling...

My sister, Lyca

I have mentioned Lyca a number of times in my blogs, but today I want to talk more about her so you can understand why she has been so...

Quarantine, continued

We are still here in the apartment in Toronto, waiting out the last three days of quarantine. We really look forward to getting out of...

Surviving quarantine

It's Saturday morning, and here I am, updating you on our status. We arrived in Toronto on Tuesday and went straight into quarantine at...

We're home!

Wherever that is right now! I just wrote this blog post and somehow managed to cancel it, so here goes again. This morning I received an...

A little confused

Well, change of flight. First it had been changed from March 26 to March 27. Then last night we found out that flight had been...

Sad news

It is with a heavy heart that I report that we are cutting short our time here in Malawi and coming home, as of March 26. It has not...

Active Sunday

Another week has passed. Hard to believe it's the middle of March already! Spring must be upon you lucky North Americans! In the...

Correction!

I could just leave it till next week, but I feel guilty about misinforming my readers. It turns out it was not "water shedding" at all,...

"Water shedding?"

Last December I believe I mentioned "load shedding" in South Africa. As of yesterday, we seem to be experiencing water shedding here in...

Adventure continues

I have heard from Steve, and his eye is healing as we had hoped. We are very thankful for that confirmation from the doctor. Steve is...

At last!

I told you last week that I would update you on the status of our vehicle search this week. I am here to say that it's all ours and...

Celebration, Malawi style

It's been another good week, starting with a five hour church service last Sunday! It was a special service, when they were inducting a...

More independence?

Well, it's baby steps, but steps forward nonetheless. This morning Steve and I got ourselves downtown on the public minibus all by...

Independence, step by step

This week we have been making our way into the prison without an escort. They all know us now, know that we are teachers at the school,...

Steve's back!

Yay! Tuesday of this past week Steve finally returned to Malawi! We are so happy to be together again. And he was able to start...

First week of work

I survived. In spite of Steve's absence, I managed to get through this week. It has been arranged that I will be teaching on Monday,...

Back in Blantyre . . . Alone

Well, I am back in my home, the guesthouse in Blantyre, but Steve is still in Johannesburg, South Africa. I had to return, because I...

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