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Filter Pride

I used to think of pride as this completely negative thing. I thought that pride was bad, no one should have any of it. I thought of pride as something that made a person conceited, too invested in their own … Continue reading

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GuyaNEWS – December Guyanese Update

Happy New Year! Here’s hoping you are experiencing a terrific holiday season. I’ve just wrapped my first Guyanese Christmas and find myself on the conveyor belt of time, quickly headed into the new year. Life really is like a roll … Continue reading

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GuyaNEWS – The Guyanese November Newsletter

Greetings Friends, This is your South American update from balmy Guyana. It’s December 2nd and it’s still humid and in the high-eighties on a daily basis. While you may be experiencing freezing temperatures and snow, Guyana is entering its first … Continue reading

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November 16

I forgot to post this after I wrote it. However, this day lives in infamy, so here is the post two weeks late, nevertheless. November 16 This has got to be the warmest day I’ve experienced since moving to South … Continue reading

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Diwali Church Fair

A week ago last Thursday, the Catholic church in the village that I work in held their annual church fair on the Hindu holiday of Diwali. It was a day off in the middle of the work week and it … Continue reading

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Riding the Mini-Bus

Here’s a few photos about what it looks like to ride in one of Guyana’s mini-buses. These photos were taken last Saturday morning after my three roommates and I were transporting ten boys from the swimming pool in downtown Georgetown … Continue reading

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Diwali

Thursday was a holiday, the Hindu holiday of Diwali. I’ll post more on this later, with photos. But for now, this is what my Wednesday evening and night looked like, because, you know, it’s Diwali. It’s fun to live in … Continue reading

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