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Mua Mission
After driving past miles of cornfields whose plants had just barely started to emerge, and house after house surrounded by swept-bare earth, the Mua Mission is an oasis of lovely landscaping that surrounds beautiful statues and painted buildings.  We weren'...
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Mua Mission
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Cape Maclear
Part Two of the Norde Horde in Malawi.  After leaving Liwonde with Chris, Angie, Andrew, and Logan, we headed for Lake Malawi.  We stayed at a lodge in the village of Cape Maclear on the southern end of the lake for a couple of days, spending time on the wa...
Cape Maclear
Cape Maclear
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Liwonde
The last major phase of our time in
Malawi was to play host to Eric's brother Chris and family Angie, Andrew, and
Logan.  They finally arrived in Lilongwe on Dec. 16, after several delays
and a missed connection.  Eric had succeeded in selling our little Po...
Liwonde
Liwonde
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A Few of Our Favorite Signs
Any time we take a road trip we keep an eye out for interesting signs.  Here are some of the ones that have tickled our fancy, that we've managed to get pictures of.  We don't do this in a spirit of making fun, just a spirit of being in a place that's new t...
A Few of Our Favorite Signs
A Few of Our Favorite Signs
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Miscellaneous News
We can hardly believe how fast the end of our time here is
approaching: in two weeks and two days we get on the plane.   He is still
racing to finish up everything he'd hoped to get done before we leave, with the
added stress of starting to find a buyer for...
Miscellaneous News
Miscellaneous News
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Teaching at Bunda College
Eric is giving two classes now in R statistics, and I am guest
lecturing in the Crop Ecology class.   Not
that I am such an expert on Malawian agroecosystems; I'm doing the basics like
nutrient cycling, food webs, and natural selection.    The class is run ...
Teaching at Bunda College
Teaching at Bunda College
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Selling Things
One of the things you notice early on about Malawi is that quite a lot
of people are engaged in the business of selling things.   Some arrange their wares on a cardboard box
or a bit of plastic sheeting by the road; some roam the downtown sidewalks;
some st...
Selling Things
Selling Things
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Never Ending Food tour
Monday, Nov 23 we toured a permaculture farm run by Kristof
and Stacia Nordin near Lilongwe.   They're
Americans who have lived in Malawi for 17 years.   She is a nutritionist for an international
organization; he oversees their three acres of very diverse ...
Never Ending Food tour
Never Ending Food tour
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How to Repair a VW Polo with a Swiss Army Knife, a Cell Phone, a Coke Bottle, and a Citroen
(by Eric) Joe, one of the Annie's
Lodge office staff, told me he would call a mechanic.   First they said the guy was on his way.   Then Joe found me and said the mechanic
doesn't have a car, we have to go to him.   So we got in the car and drove south from...
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Zomba
The kids had a day off from school last Friday (Nov. 15), so we decided
to take advantage of the long weekend and see Zomba.   We loaded up and headed out at around 9,
heading south along the M1.   Part of the
way the road runs right along the border betwee...
Zomba
Zomba
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