Monthly Archives: August 2010

Zikomo Twarumba

(Thanks a lot in Nyaja) I am on my way out of Lusaka and preparing for arrival in San Francisco.  I cannot wait to be back home, see Dustin, Jersey, my folks, sleep in my own bed, and settle back … Continue reading

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Is it malaria?

After arriving in Lusaka, and then traveling to Livingstone, I was struck by a powerful cold.  So powerful that it laid me low for five days…  and then has had a recuperation period going on four+ days.  The combination of … Continue reading

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48 hours to San Francisco

(Dustin’s last post) Over the last week or two in Zambia a low level theme had been brewing about how I was going to get home.  The complication was that my flight left from Malawi, but we were ending our … Continue reading

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Dustin’s Falls

(Dustin again) The Thursday morning the plan was to head to the Zambian National Park around the falls to take in the beauty from there, and maybe make it over to the Zimbabwe side too if there was time.  Julianna … Continue reading

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Return to Livingstone Island

(Dustin again) With Julianna having spent nearly two weeks in Livingstone earlier in the trip, I had the benefit of coming into town with an experienced tour guide!  She had identified the not to miss activities, and (of course!) had … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary Part 2!

Dustin here, back for my assignment of a final quartet of ‘guest blogs’ to sum up the last part of my time in Zambia with Julianna.  This first post couldn’t come on a more appropriate day, given that today is … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary!

Happy 6th Anniversary, Dustin!  Thank you for being an amazing, committed partner who challenges me to be and do my best, gives me the space to be myself at all times, and is my number one fan.  Getting married to … Continue reading

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Quotes

As I early noted, I have a quote book that I have been using in my (almost) daily meditations (especially the Prayer for Travelers and St. Theresa’s prayer).  I thought I would share a few of the quotes and prayers … Continue reading

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Poor Africa

If there is one expected sentiment when traveling in Africa, it is that people anticipate that they will feel sad and sorry for the people they meet.  I surely expected this my first trip to Africa (now almost a decade … Continue reading

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Coming Home to you…

There is always one song that really resonates with me when I am traveling — mostly about traveling and home.  Previous hits have been Micheal Buble’s “Home” and the Indigo Girls’s “Leaving.”  This trip’s song is Patty Griffin’s “Coming Home … Continue reading

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