From the monthly archives:

February 2010

Pictures! (Updated)

February 24, 2010

Hey guys!  Staying up late tonight(it’s almost 10:00…i’m kind of a party animal), uploading some pictures right now.  They are of the school, students, and the inside of my home.  They should be good to go by the time anyone reads this.  I’d recommend going to the flickr page so you can see the descriptions […]

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Lots of stuff

February 23, 2010

I’d like to pay respects to a lost friend, Mario Jankowski, who passed away this last weekend.  As one of my greatest friends’ father, the man played a huge role in my life, taking me places and showing me things i otherwise never would have gotten to see.  He was a generous man with passion […]

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A disconnect

February 14, 2010

I’m not getting through very well to my students, I’m afraid.  I gave a quiz this last Friday in science, a challenge in its own right.  I can’t give handouts so I have to have all the questions written on a relatively small chalkboard, trying to make sure the kids don’t cheat while I write […]

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Coke is Like a Jehovah’s Witness

February 5, 2010

Hey Gang! Just finishing up another week of life and stuff in Lesotho. The students are steadily adjusting to my way of teaching, and things are going well. I have been compiling a list of things I might like to accomplish while I’m here. That list includes: 1. Life Skills Workshop – Many of the […]

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Hitching in the Mountain Kingdom

February 1, 2010

This story needs to be prefaced by the following: Basotho I come across in rural villages first make the following observation:  I am white.  Following that observation, MOST make the following assumption:  I am rich.  It is seeded deep into the culture.  At some point, a rich white man must have come into Lesotho, traveling […]

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