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#plasticfreelife, water balloon edition

it’s challenging, but not impossible, to live a #plasticfreelife while having FUN.

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in photos: may and june 2009

may and june in the village were AMAZING!!!!!! i was back in my own house after having to move because i was sick. PLUS my parents and grandparents came for a visit! below is a video that my mom took when we were visiting binashy, the best old lady in the entire village! i used […]

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a journal entry: 11-13 april 2009

easter is almost here, and you’ll wanna stick around to read about my hilarious easter egg hunt in the village.

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a journal entry: 11-13 april 2009

phew! a lot of things happen in these journal entries, and a few require a bit of background that i haven’t written about before. i got ringworm. me, kim and brittany had gone to the mission in kalomo to visit, stay overnight, drink good coffee and help in the orphanage. and i suspect one of […]

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it’s september

the days are getting shorter. it’s dark at 8pm. the leaves are starting to change color. everyone is settled back into their school routines. my tomatoes are finally ready. pumpkin spice is everywhere! and i still have no idea what i’m doing with my life. for some reason i thought that i would have something […]

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He should be 5 years old

Joy was 6 months old when we first met. He was absolutely beautiful, and interestingly enough, was one of the few babies who didn’t burst into tears when seeing me. He had the most beautifully big eyes and when he looked at you, he wasn’t just looking at you, he was studying you, staring into […]

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Bye Mutinta!

One of my favorite things in the world has convinced me to stay in Zambia. I went home for the first 2 weeks of July. It was a great (and really fast) 2 weeks as I got to see a few friends and family I hadn’t seen in the year and five months that I […]

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