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Lonestar Cell rolls out GPRS

The Little ‘G’ on the top of my cell phone screen means that the network I’m using supports GPRS or General Packet Radio Service. GPRS is the entry level standard for cellular data transmission. GPRS falls under the GSM (Global … Continue reading

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Ghana

This past weekend David McCann became my most international friend. To date we have spent time together in 3 different countries on 3 different continents. So far we’ve both made it to Ghana, Chile, and of course The Sates. David … Continue reading

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Electricity is coming

This week I noticed power poles going up in Monrovia. The Liberian Electric Company (LEC) is using huge generators to supply parts of Monrovia with electricity. As I understand it power runs for 21 hours a day. I’m also told … Continue reading

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The Red Lion Pub

The Red Lion is a proper brutish pub. I’m not British so some may debate this, but with darts, beer on tap, and football on the widescreen, I don’t know what more you could want. Well… actually I want Strongbow … Continue reading

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Boss In Town

This last week my boss, Dr. Michael Best arrived in Monrovia. He was in South Africa, and swung through for a week before heading to Kenya, Thailand, Korea, and finally back to the States. Dr. Best, who insisted that I … Continue reading

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In other news…

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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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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