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Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run, and out of which they grow.  ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jambo fellow bloggers. How much Kiswahili (Swahili ) do you recognize? ( glossary below) Before we volunteered at The … Continue reading

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Magic Carpet Ride ~ Part II: Hot Air Ballooning over the Serengeti

I feel safe. I feel secure. I feel warm. A blast from the whisper burners emits enough heat to take off the morning’s chill. We are told that cool mornings create calm winds, ideal for ballooning. The twin balloons in … Continue reading

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