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January 8, 2013
March 18, 2013
"Jambo" and Jumping - I had barely opened the door of the taxi when two small arms wrapped themselves around my legs and a smiling face looked up at me and squealed “Jambo!” “Jambo!” I laughed. “Sasa kijana?” (something like “what’s up kid?”). He replied...
February 16, 2013
One path, two directions - I feel like I have travelled back in time. I am sitting in a meeting at the Ministry of Education and Culture. It is a dim mid-afternoon with a moody sky over Reykjavik, Iceland. An earnest fellow is telling me about the various...
May 31, 2012
What I did on my winter sabbatical - Back when I was a youngster, every September, almost without fail, we would get the same writing assignment. The 30 or so students at Malcolm Public, a one-room rural school covering eight grades, would take out their pencils and a clean piece of...