Monthly Archives: August 2012

A Modern Day Greek Tragedy

The stage was set. Sunday was to be the day that my Kenyan staff and I headed north to the town of Marsabit (an aside on Marsabit. The Lonely Planet description for Marsabit begins “Marsabit is a long way from … Continue reading

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Stray Observations and Links

I’ve had a difficult time compelling myself to write recently. Don’t worry though, I’ve been reading about psychology and behavioral economics, so I can explain perfectly the phenomena that are leading to me not writing. So at least there’s that. … Continue reading

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The “Field Post”

So I’ve managed thus far to continue blogging without offering too much of a description about my time up in Northern Kenya. I decided it’s finally time to remedy that. I’ll have more to say about my time in subsequent … Continue reading

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Jumper Cables are for Wimps

Last night, I was headed out to meet up with a friend and her family for dinner. As per usual, I called a cab to pick me up–you can’t really walk anywhere here at night; the one time I did, … Continue reading

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Stray Observations, #2

1. China’s Growing Presence in Africa Ol Pejeta, the conservancy very close to Nanyuki, had a big (see what I did there? Not yet? You will.) visitor this past weekend. In fact, I was rather bummed I didn’t hear about … Continue reading

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Even in Kenya, Bolt is King

I now have been in two other countries while their athletes have been competing in major sporting events. While I was in Argentina, the country was hosting Copa America, the South American soccer championship. Argentina thinks about its team the … Continue reading

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Photos from the North! Part 1

I still haven’t really gotten back into the flow of writing since getting back to Nanyuki. However, since they say a picture is worth 1,000 words, I’m about to pump out a 30,000 word-quality post. I used two cameras for … Continue reading

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