The original versions of the cards and translating them into Xitswa... it was a process because sometimes they got translated into Bitonga by mistake. (I wish I had that problem, of knowing so many languages they get muddled in my mind!)
A Slow Week: Delay, Miscommunication, and Illness. Blah. :( June 27th 2015 Highlights!
My Sunday was lazy, mostly because we had no power in Chicuque for most of the day, a hold over from the night before. I got up, turned the computer on briefly and used up all the battery life it had, then put it away and worked on non-tech stuff for a bit, but reluctantly had to put clothes on. I ventured into town and went to Pastelaria Universal, which had power of course, ... read more
Africa » Mozambique » Southern » Inhambane Almost five centuries as a Portuguese colony came to a close with independence in 1975. Large-scale emigration by whites, economic dependence on South Africa, a severe drought, and a prolonged civil war hindered the country's development. The ruling ... ... read more
Born in Louisiana, raised in Beaufort, South Carolina, and serial transplant thereafter. I went to school (the first time) at Clemson University for a BS in Microbiology and Molecular Biology, then moved to London for a few years to work in media, relocated to New Orleans for the next 8 years and became an RN with degrees from Our Lady of the Lake College and Louisiana State University, and currently study at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia getting a dual masters in nursing (MSN) and public health (MPH). That's the academic resume, the travel one is a little more complicated, bu... full info