Happy Thanksgiving! November 23rd 2007 Hope you all had a nice Thanksgiving! I missed America yesterday. In fact, I woke up with a heavy heart, thinking of years past, spending the holidays at my parents' house. Pajamas, Macy's Day parade, coffee, scrambled eggs and sausage, a lazy day...then I remembered that, no...I have hosted Thanksgiving at my house for the past three years. If I were in America I would probably be frantically coo ... read more
Africa » Ghana » Ashanti » Ejura Formed from the merger of the British colony of the Gold Coast and the Togoland trust territory, Ghana in 1957 became the first sub-Saharan country in colonial Africa to gain its independence. A long series of coups resulted in the suspension of the ... ... read more
I am a middle school social studies in Renton, Washington, U.S.A., where I teach 7th grade World Geography and Culture. I have taken a leave of absence and am currently volunteer teaching at the International Neo-Humanist School in Ejura, Ghana. I teach remedial English to struggling students in the P5 and P6 classes (equivalent to about 5th and 6th grade) and I teach English Grammar and Composition to the P4, P5, and P6 classes, as well as one class of Art.
I am living in a boys' home that houses eight boys between the ages of 9-20. An Indian monk, called "Dada" also lives there. He overs... full info