Adventures in Kisii Town

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As part of my work here in Kenya, I teach one week per month at our CLC seminary located near Kisii town in the village of Chotororo (say it with me now, remember to roll those ‘R’s).  Being a white guy operating on a modest budget is a bit of an oddity around here…maybe oddity is the wrong word.  It’s as common as a one legged man . . . read more
It doesn’t look like much, but this is the groundwork for the first of two new classrooms for Emmaus Hill School. . . . read more
I got to the church early and found quite a few children waiting to practice already.  I did okay without a translator, I think I’m speaking at a Kindergarten level.  Furaha kwa ulimwengu!  Joy to the World! . . . read more
After practice, the girls did this song.  Apparently the boys were too shy to join in. . . . read more
Note:  I did nothing to speed up this video.  I do love the little guy being towed around by his brother, though. . . . read more

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As Requested…Before and After.  Thanks for the clippers, Mom! . . . read more

Adventures in Kisii Town

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As part of my work here in Kenya, I teach one week per month at our CLC seminary located near Kisii town in the village of Chotororo (say it with me now, remember to roll those ‘R’s).  Being a white guy operating on a modest budget is a bit of an oddity around here…maybe oddity is the wrong word.  It’s as common as a one legged man . . . read more

Down by the river…

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“Eeeyoh! Hoh! Hoh!….Eeeeyoh! Hoh! Hoh!”  At least that’s how I think you’d spell it.  This was the noise that awakened me from sweet slumber at nearly 4 in the A.M.  “This is it,” I thought in my early morning stupor, “They’re coming for me and all I have to defend myself is a soapstone candle holder and a limited Kiswahili . . . read more
Someone said there’s no photos of me on this.  Here’s me, patiently awaiting hair clippers in the mail from mom.  In the meantime, I listen to my iPod. . . . read more