Dog Days

Last month, there was a “National Dog Day.” It also happened to be the first day of school. A momentous day to be sure. Our dog, Dexter, is 12 (and a half) years old. He’s a great big ol’ chocolate lab that we got exactly one month after Earl and I were married. “What honey, you didn’t … [Read more…]

Africa: Day 12

We had a good night’s sleep in comfortable accommodations. This is the first time we’ve had a shower in our room that works properly (other than the Game Park). I’ve found there are typically two water temps in Africa: COLD and SCALDING. Our toilet flushes too, so we are thankful. It was the usual for … [Read more…]

Africa: Day 9

August 25 We woke up to no water. Two buckets of hot water arrived on our doorstep as promised. I washed my hair using those coveted water bottles. Those things do come in handy for all sorts of things! We decided to leave the lodge a day early and head to Zomba after our day’s … [Read more…]