Tag Archives: Botswana

Coming Home

It has been about three weeks since we returned to the USA.  I had heard that readjusting to the USA can be difficult but we are doing just fine.  Here are 10 observations on returning to the states… Driving is … Continue reading

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Homeward Bound

It is official.  We are not Peace Corps Volunteers anymore.  Today is our Close of Service (COS) date and from now on will be referred to as Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCV). After living in Africa for two years we … Continue reading

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My Last Project – the Okavango Half Marathon

This past Easter weekend I was all the way across on the other side of Botswana helping with the Okavango Half Marathon, 5K and Health Expo.  I have been collaborating with two Peace Corps Volunteers on the this project for … Continue reading

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Five Days

We were notified a week or so ago that Tish’s mother is ill and in the hospital.  She is almost 90 years old and we are very concerned for her.   Please pray for Granny. We asked the Peace Corps if … Continue reading

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Wrapping Things Up

As I write this we have less than two months left of our Peace Corps service.  In fact we have already purchased our tickets to return home.  We will be flying out of Botswana at 4:20 pm on May 8th. … Continue reading

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The Magic T-Shirts

At the very first meeting I had with the teen leaders for Mochudi Teen Club in 2011, they asked about getting T-shirts.  They wanted to design shirts and have them made.  I acknowledged it was a nice idea, secretly blew … Continue reading

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Okavango Half Marathon and Collaboration

My friend and fellow Peace Corps Volunteer, Dinah Sandoval, is organizing a big event in her village of Shakawe that includes a half marathon race, a 5K race, and a Health Expo.  She hopes to raise enough money to buy … Continue reading

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The Ups and Downs of My Biggest Peace Corps Project…

…The Teen-Caregiver Communication Workshop In March of  2012 we had our monthly Teen Club meeting.  The Teen Club is for HIV positive youth ages 12-19, almost all of whom were born with HIV, before much was known about the virus, … Continue reading

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