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I am a wreck. This has been my worst trip home. (with the exception of the time that I flew home from Kathmandu to Toronto with a fever/flu and had to wait for 21 hours in the transit lounge of Delhi). It started off last Monday with yet another Air Zimbabwe cancellation. I seriously don’t […]

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It’s ironic, but tobacco is beautiful. I mean, actually, incredibly beautiful. Lush, bright green, full.I’ve been watching it grow. It’s hard to miss, seeing as though my drive to and from work takes me right through a HUGE tobacco field. And as I drive up to D section on my way home from work, it’s […]

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I was supposed to fly to England today.“Supposed to” being the key phrase.Have you ever heard of an airline that is renowned for grounding its planes and regularly not flying? I think Air Zimbabwe might be the only one.I had been forewarned of this possibility, and even joked about it with people on the farm […]

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On Thursday night, when I was hanging out at B section, Helene’s final mare went into labor with her first fowl. Before I knew it, I was being rushed to the scene of the delivery and I watched the whole thing unfold.It was absolutely incredible. It was dark and calm, and yet, in the middle […]

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