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Sidelined

On a typical spring morning in glorious retiree-land, I woke, got caffeinated, wrote a little something, and worked up a sweat in our gardens. I came into the house, showered, and washed my hair. Remembering Bob had said earlier he might have to drive into town today, I pulled on a denim shift: going-to-town clothes. […]

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Not in Ghana

Sometimes I wake up and think for a moment I’m still in Kumasi but that notion vanishes as soon as I begin listening to the sounds of the pre-dawn day. You know you’re not in Ghana anymore when: The first pre-dawn sounds are tires on asphalt, not half a dozen roosters Its freezing outside and […]

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Radville

While anticipating Amy’s visit to Kumasi, one of the things I looked forward to the most was introducing her to the fine art of shopping in Africa. I couldn’t wait to bring her to the markets overflowing with produce and the little shops we’ve come to love for their selection of Obroni offerings. At the […]

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Kumasi Shopping

Central Market

We finally took the plunge and went downtown to experience the legendary Kejetia Market, a shopping phenomenon referred to locally as the Central Market. We’d been in Kumasi for for six weeks and felt it was time we saw, smelled and felt the market for ourselves. Lauren was going one last time before she leaves […]

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Kumasi Poor Little Vegans Shopping

Banner Day

Yesterday was a banner day! Not only did we find and buy paper towels and a can opener but we now have a mailing address! It all began with Bob and I taking a taxi to Adum where all things are possible.     Bob tries out our keys in our new Post Office Box in […]