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I’ve been in touch a little bit over the last few months with members from Daara J, that band I saw in Chicago in July which served as a sort of turning point in my thoughts on going to Africa. Well, Tuesday night one of them, Faada Freddy, came over to my house. He originally […]

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Well, it was both an excellent and a horrible weekend. Friday night, Moussou and I decided to make spaghetti, which was very exciting for me because it was vegetarian and familiar! We had fresh tomatoes, garlic, basil, and cheese, and we made the sauce ourselves! The only thing missing was whole wheat pasta, but all […]

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The heat is oppressive here. As I write this it is finally raining, for the first time in about a week and a half. As such, prior to this exact moment it has been really hot and sticky. And sunny – which makes the temperature seem even higher. And of course at this time when […]

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So, I worked out this morning. For the first time since I’ve been here… Ha! Well, I guess I have considered all my walks to class workouts, but this morning I went to the Piscine Olympique (Olympic sized swimming pool). It was a very impressive-looking structure. I did 12 laps of the pool, which is […]

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Not much is new, because I’ve been spending a lot of time working this week. I just had a Wolof test (it was HARD!), I have a Senegalese Society paper due Friday, and I’ve been reading a novel for class (“God’s Bits of Wood” -it’s really good).But I just wanted to point out that today […]

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