Monthly Archives: March 2015

Chad, Africa: Slaughter on the Rock

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22 March It is customary here in Chad to slaughter a goat or a sheep when you are breaking ground on a new site. The villagers say it wards off evil spirits but this has nothing to do with Islam. … Continue reading

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Chad, Africa: Junkyard Boss

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16 March We decided to give the men a taste of some good ol’ rock ‘n roll to get the day started. At 6:30 a.m. we blasted some Led Zeppelin and they got a good laugh out of my air … Continue reading

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Chad, Africa: Sandstorm

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12 March While were at the bus station (and when I say bus station I mean a dirt parking lot) I noticed a man selling used clothing. He had a plastic tarp on the ground with 4 large piles on … Continue reading

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Chad, Africa: Gift from the Gods

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6 March I had a terrible headache for a day which put me in the dumps. I have been drinking copious amounts of water so it was not dehydration. It took me a while to figure out that it was … Continue reading

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Chad, Africa: Circumcision and Superadobe

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28 February I am filthy and stinking. I probably bathe and change my clothes twice a week. Good thing my wife isn’t here. Today is our day off so I am doing laundry for the first time. It is a … Continue reading

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