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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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