Getting Ready January 31st 2012 Can it be less than 24 hours til take off? Still trying to figure out how many suitcases. I want to divide up the sewing kits (see Drummer Bill's blog) and books, etc. in case one of the suitcases disappears. So, that decision in the morning.
Decided that I had better "feed" my sourdough starter and freeze some of it because I just don't know if it wants to be untended for 31 days. So, ... read more
Asia » India » Gujarat » Ahmedabad The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
Ten days after I graduated from Augustana College (1965), I was in Kashmir, India, in a houseboat...preparing to teach English as a second language at St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. What a long ways from a one-room country school house in South Dakota. Less than a year later, I traveled from Bombay to Dar es Salaam on a third-class boat to visit with many of my students who had traveled from East Africa to Ahmedabad for their education...
In 2006, we headed to East Africa to visit my daughter in Uganda, the country I couldn't visit in 1966 because of a revolution/revolt/d... full info