Category: Society / Culture

Heritage Day: Tongues of Their Mothers

Heritage Day: Tongues of Their Mothers

I had so many ideas for a Heritage Day post today, but then I fell in love with a poem, and that made the decision for me. Happy Heritage Day, readers. Following are a few photos of some beautiful South African ladies I know (and one lovely South African man) wearing traditional garments to celebrate …

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An Old Fisherman in Mozambique and Glória de Sant’Anna

An Old Fisherman in Mozambique and Glória de Sant’Anna

I just wanted to share a few photographs from our recent Mozambique travels, along with this poem, by a beautiful writer I only learned about today. Her name is Glória de Sant’Anna.  I want to thank Luis R. Mitras, who works for the European Division of the University of Maryland University College, for his beautiful …

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Winning a Penguin… in My Lucky Hat

Winning a Penguin… in My Lucky Hat

Okay, so I didn’t win the penguin itself, but there were penguins involved! Last Christmas, as I mentioned yesterday, we spent the day at Ski Dubai. Well, that funky wonderland, Ski Dubai, has a penguin show, and they give away penguin art at the end of their show. The art is actually made by the …

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Our Tent Mansion

Our Tent Mansion

We’re going camping this weekend. Just a couple nights in Limpopo Province, so I can finally see that big ol’ baobab tree with a bar in it where we originally planned to celebrate my birthday back in September. But with everything on that September trip list, we just didn’t make the baobab. We’re decked out …

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