Monthly Archives: February 2008

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Last weekend I got sick. I had diarrhea and threw up a little bit. I felt better after a couple days, but never 100%. Then, this past weekend I threw up again. I called a doctor friend from the Clinton … Continue reading

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Beggars

I’ve been wanting to write something a bit more introspective, so I’m writing a bit about my thoughts on beggars in Liberia. I’d like to be generous, kind, and loving to people. At the same time I want to be … Continue reading

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Bong Mines

For the 2nd time, President George W. Bush crashed in on a country I am living in. The first time this happened was in 2003 in Bangkok, when Bush dropped in for the East Asian Economic Conference. Once again, Bush’s … Continue reading

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Motorcycle

Today I bought a 150cc Tonda dirt bike. No, I don’t mean Honda; I mean Tonda. As best I can tell, it’s the Chinese rip-off of a Honda. In the States the dealer would get their pants sued off by … Continue reading

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Harper

A lot happened in Harper. I took notes so I could better recount it all. If I had had more time, I would flesh this out more. But I don’t. Harper is really pretty and laid back compared to Monrovia. … Continue reading

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Trip to Harper

This past week the TRC started its tour of all 15 counties. They’ll be holding public hearings on the past civil conflict in each county seat. I was able to tag along to help coordinate the updating of the website … Continue reading

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Great Service

I just wanted to put a quick post up saying that I went to Nour Restaurant on Center Street, Monrovia, Liberia and had great service. Within 60 seconds of ordering my water, I had my water at the table. It … Continue reading

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Week 2 – Church, Surfing, Residency

So week two has drawn to an end. Here’s a list of the exciting events that have transpired. I meant to make some of these their own separate posts, but who has time for that? I went to church this … Continue reading

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UNMIL Radio

Last week Fully and I were scheduled to appear on UNMIL radio to talk about the TRC’s website. We were supposed to be at the studio at 3:00. I thought we should leave at 2:00 to get there, but Fully … Continue reading

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