Monthly Archives: June 2012

Zoruba

Tuesday started with another early morning, but this time after 8 hours of quality sleep. I watched the sunrise by candle light while writing this blog post, it was a great way to start the day. However, no one mentioned … Continue reading

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Speke Bay Lodge

Speke Bay Lodge is run by two Dutch expats and it is a remarkable place to spend a night or two. The rooms are in standalone huts that come with independent solar energy, hot water generation, water filtration and ventilation, … Continue reading

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Catching Up

It has been a few days since I last had internet access, so the three posts I’m putting up today are all a bit belated. They’re also way too short to actually account for everything that has been going on, … Continue reading

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To Mwanza: Land of Pride Rock(s)

After posting my last entry I left the Holiday Inn and walked into a downpour. The streets of Dar es Salaam had turned into small rivers and lakes, and I was skeptical that Waziri could get us to the airport … Continue reading

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In Transit (with Burgers)

Hello Again, I have made it through the first leg of my journey, and I now write this posting from a Holiday Inn in Dar es Salaam. But first things first, here’s a summary of my trip. After leaving Chelsey’s … Continue reading

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Solo Pilot

Today I depart for Tanzania on a British Airways fight through London. I will be ELiTE’s sole representative for this new program, and the anticipation is driving me a bit crazy. Chelsey and I are frantically packing the teaching gear … Continue reading

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True Grit

I was first introduced to the Grit Scale and the research behind it through a September 2011 article in the NYTimes titled What if the Secret to Success is Failure? Little did I know, but I have been a model … Continue reading

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