Author Archives: malloryguinee

About malloryguinee

blogger, wanderluster and coffee drinker striving daily for guts, spunk, and moxie.

Cold Snap

You’ve all probably seen the news and are experiencing wacky weather of your own. Thus, I’m sure you know that people are dying of the cold in Russia and you probably even know that Algeria got snow the other day. … Continue reading

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Midterm Evaluations

I would be lying if I didn’t say that the last week was hard. It really tried me and I was MORE than ready to talk to my mom when we finally got the chance. I was feeling really homesick, … Continue reading

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My Blogspot

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More info…

Mom just sent me a link to this guy’s blog and he seems to have more info and a better grasp of the situation than I did. Note also, that his blog title is brilliant and that he too recommends … Continue reading

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An Apology

So, usually I try to stay in touch and post every few days, but I know I kinda fell off the wagon there. In my defense, I’ve had several posts written and ready for posting for a few days now, … Continue reading

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Something to think about…

Yesterday we visited Mali Health Organizing Project, and NGO started by a Brown student that works within a peri-urban Bamako neighborhood to encourage health education and services. This is a really great organization and if any of you are looking … Continue reading

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Kita

Finally back on track! This feels good! HOPEFULLY I will remain vigilant and not fall drastically behind again, but no promises. As time goes on, our days seem to grow shorter and fuller, and exhaustion must be factored in. And … Continue reading

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Segou: Part 3 (Finally!)

Our next day in Segou was full of encounters…really cool encounters. First we went next door (literally) to meet a world renowned sculptor. His name is Almaghire Dolo and though he studied painting, he’s better known for his sculptures. Originally … Continue reading

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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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