Monthly Archives: June 2011

Scenes around town

The bed of any truck — be it a pick-up, dump truck, or animal hauling truck — never goes to waste.  People stand at the side of the road and wave their hands low by their hips, like they’re shaking … Continue reading

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The American Commissary

One wonderful resource here for Americans is the commissary.  They get four shipments a year of all of your favorite American foods/brands that you can’t get here. In addition to great things like Uncle Bob’s Red Mill products and bags … Continue reading

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Fringilla

Last weekend we had to get out of town!  There’s really not much to do in Lusaka so we thought we’d start exploring the environs around it.  Someone told us about a farm-to-table lodge/restaurant called Fringilla that was only 40 … Continue reading

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Morning Yoga

There’s nothing like morning yoga amidst the mango, guava and orange trees… …with my warrior… Here’s hoping you have a flexible and limber day!

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When is a Boerboel really a Boerboel?

When we were in the U.S. a few weeks ago several people asked if we were going to breed Coco, our Boerboel.  Boerboels are mostly known only in Southern Africa, where they originate.  In fact, the American Kennel Club (AKC) … Continue reading

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On second thought…SuperSpar at Arcades Shopping Center

I had to run out to the Arcades Shopping Center today because the universal adapter I bought from a store there on Friday did not work unless one twisted it and shoved it under the couch cushions and sat on … Continue reading

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Store frontages

Mikey requested photos of the grocery store fronts so here they are. To get to the Super Spar at the Crossroads shopping center (really just a corner strip mall type place) you have to go through these tall pillars and … Continue reading

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