Footprints

Category: Just for fun


Quiet connections

I was updating my team on the project we would be working on the following day, when this young girl approached me and took my hand. I had seen her several times that week, but hadn’t had the chance to…

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Malawi – Traditional dancers

I love watching the Gule Wamkulu dance in villages. Their masks and clothing are so creative. Their mystery and secrecy is intriguing to me and in my early trips, actually frightened me. I was originally told to leave a village…

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Mvuu

On one of my early visits to Malawi, I took a team of 20 to Mvuu Lodge after our week long service adventure. Mvuu in the main tribal language in Malawi, Chichewa, means Hippo. By the time we arrived we…

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By the light of the moon – Malawi

I love Malawi during the day, but I also love the night. We are lucky to spend time during the day eating under in the shade, and at night it becomes a place to gather to talk about the experiences…

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Hidden in plain site

I have become more aware of how much I miss in the world and what goes on right in front of me. This photo was obviously taken by someone else, but when we were walking by, I do not remember…

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A journey of kindness

I don’t normally watch a lot of TV. I have always wanted to, but it is often difficult for me to “sit” through a show. Usually as soon as I sit down the “million other things I should be doing”,…

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Mamma Mia, best dining in Malawi

My favorite restaurant to visit when I am in Lilongwe is Mamma Mia. I love walking in and immediately being greeted by some of the nicest people. I usually visit at least twice per week when staying in Lilongwe. When…

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Homemade happiness

A group of women near my home made 200 dolls for my team to take to Malawi last year. These women put so much love into making these adorable little gifts. We would give them to the little girls we…

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Zambia Sunset – Dinner and River Cruise

The river cruise We were exhausted after the 30 hours of flight time and finally checked in at the Waterfront Lodge in Victoria Falls, Zambia. We were happy to learn there was a Sunset River dinner cruise available that night…

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