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There is no shortage of online toy

There is no shortage of online toy shops out there but we like this Irish one. It categorises toys by age range and by developmental skills so if you want a toy to help with a child’s reading, coordination or social skills they are very easy to track down. The toys are also visually very […]

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It is good to be confident but not so good to be over

Their bitter history of conflict makes it logistically difficult for “Pakis” to “go back to India,” as was famously suggested last week by a man emerging from a double parked monster truck in Abbotsford. It was recorded by a local lawyer who took a picture of the truck, only to have the guy get in […]

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Men abandoning families in Ngorongoro

Men abandoning families in Ngorongoro as hunger bites BY LUSEKELO PHILEMON 19th November 2012   Women living within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA) have decried the increasing wave of men abandoning their families in the area and head to unknown destinations searching for alternative lives as hunger descends into the world’s heritage site. Speaking […]

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Rains bring out the Dung Beatles

I took some pictures of a dung beetle foraging around in the wet dung after a rain. When I returned to sit on the front porch with some people, they told me this story: Long ago a woman named Kaipoi gave birth to Senke, a baby girl. Senke grew up and there came warriors from […]

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It’s Raining

The rains have come in a deluge. Two of our neighbors, women going for firewood were taken by by surprise when the churning waters swept down a dry river bed some one a football field distance from the house here. Both women saved themselves by grabbing tree roots. They were lucky. Every year people are […]

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Maasai Girl Graduates University

Narropil Lememakua graduated from Tumaini University in Iringa Tanzania. Narropil has been with me since her very early years coming to the mission so that she could attend school. She started in kindergarten through seven years of primary school, four years of high school, two years of junior college, three years of clinical officer medical […]

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A few tire punctures aside….

The new car is wonderful. The bad roads that I travel going to the places that I am evangelizing and the heavy loads of people that usually go with me are no problem for the new car. Of course punctures due to sharp rocks are a problem that one has with any car, but changing […]

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The Dornans don’t know if they’ll sell their North Kamloops

The games are usually fairly close most rivalries are. They’ve tied 11 times in their illustrious series. The first five ties were 0 0 scores between 1906 and 1947. Werewolf C. Frankenstein D. Alien C. I have been experiencing a lot of emotions over the past year since my injury, and the news I received […]

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Blessing of the “Olkuma”

smearing the “okuma” with oil Today I blessed the ceremonial knobkerrie of the new Maasai spokesman. Olendoiki had a bad fall a few weeks ago when getting down from a land rover. He dislocated his knee joint. Till the middle of December, he will have to wear a cast so his travel to settle disputes […]

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