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I travelled to Mungele this morning, as usual. Initially nothing seemed out of the ordinary. The staff greeted me with smiles, handshakes, and "bonjour"s, as they do each morning.
27 Oct 2009 / 2 minute read
A wonderful, varied, and puzzling aspect of life here in Lubutu is the greetings. The Congolese are very polite.
25 Oct 2009 / 2 minute read
My life is very busy these days. Since Sophie left and Joseph is on vacation, I’m trying to juggle the work of three people. I’m stressed and very tired.
22 Oct 2009 / 4 minute read
We all know that women are treated differently than men in this world. As a man, this usually slips by me unnoticed. People treat me a certain way so I assume everyone is treated equally. This m
10 Oct 2009 / 5 minute read
Ess Ess Pay
My work life has changed dramatically in the last week.
08 Oct 2009 / 3 minute read
Have you ever had a place that is very special to you, where you feel you could spend hours and hours and perhaps forever?
04 Oct 2009 / 3 minute read
What is it about teaching that is so irresistible?
01 Oct 2009 / 5 minute read
Fun, fun fun! - Communications in Kinshasa
Ever have a day that just sucks?
27 Sep 2009 / 5 minute read
Access to health care is a big issue here in Lubutu. Congo is divided into Health Districts. Our district is centered on Lubutu, its largest town. Lubutu sits at a crossroads, with four routes l
17 Sep 2009 / 6 minute read
Change is good, but change is hard. Things are changing, both outside and inside of me.
16 Sep 2009 / 3 minute read
Go onto Google Earth and find me. I am southeast of Kisangani, the third largest city in Congo. When I first received this assignment from MSF, I did the same search. Lubutu was visible very ear
13 Sep 2009 / 3 minute read
The Wise Woman
I can't remember the saying exactly. Is it "With age comes wisdom"? My 47th birthday was today and I spent it getting wiser.
11 Sep 2009 / 4 minute read
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