Monthly Archives: January 2012

A quick note…

One quick thing…or things. First, I should say that we will be visiting Kita this week which probably means no Internet! So you all should totally leave me lots of comments so that I feel loved when I come back. … Continue reading

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Segou: Teints Naturelles

After exploring the hotel and a quick lunch, Cherif piled us back into the bus for a quick excursion. I won’t lie…I was irritated. I was tired and full and really just wanted to sit and talk under our little … Continue reading

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something silly…

I had to share this…here is the placemat we use every night. Note the half cartoon half geometric design. The part I love the most, however, is that Diglett is chilling in the upper left-hand corner.

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Segou Part 1

Thus begins the series of posts that I’ve owed you all the weekend before last. It will be a series of posts, mind you, as this was an incredibly full and inspiring weekend. So, let’s get cracking…. Two weekends past, … Continue reading

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Tressed

So this weekend Bibi decided it was time we had my hair done – something I both looked forward to, and dreaded. Women here where their hair for about a month before switching it, and I wasn’t sure what I’d … Continue reading

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Chance Encounters

When I got home from Segou, I had several more interesting and surprising introductions than usual. The first, was that I found two white American women in my house. They turned out to be members of Medicine for Mali (one … Continue reading

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VĂȘtements Maliens

I will have to tell you all about our latest incredible trip to Segou. It was such a full trip, however, that it’ll take me a few days to get everything straight and written down. In the meantime, however, here … Continue reading

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