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The countdown began long ago, but now it reaches its critical point.  It seems that almost from the day I arrived in Zimbabwe, I’ve been counting down.  Calculating.  “I’ve got 42 days with the cats, better make them count. “  “Maybe I can get 16 horseback rides if, if I make sure to go this […]

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I’ve had a very African welcome back to Zimbabwe – an invasion of critters in my house!  One of my first nights back, I found a gigantic black millipede in my kitchen (called a “chongoloro” here).  I quickly brought him outside, and upon stepping back inside, found a long, slimy brown slug in my bathroom.  […]

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I’m in love… with a horse! After almost a year of riding my beloved Tinotamba, I began riding a new horse last week.  This was brought on by advice from my “riding coach”, who told me it’s good to get experience on different horses, as it makes you a more flexible and well-rounded rider.  Ella, […]

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It struck me last week, when Bruno asked me to send him photos of my home on the farm, that I’d never even taken any photos, let alone post them online to show family and friends.  So, I had a mini photo session the other day, and wanted to give you all a glimpse of […]

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When you’ve lived in a place more than a year, and you’ve seen the turning of the seasons, it’s comforting to see that cycle start again.  Admittedly, I haven’t had the opportunity to experience this often or recently, so perhaps that’s why it feels special.  Or perhaps it is because it is spring here in […]

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