A look at life

If there’s a theme to this post, it’s ‘everyday life’ photos – some snapshots of our day-to-day here in Kigali. Enjoy.

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When our pantry/shelf is stocked and colorful

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Brochettes for days

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School lunch… (at least there’s a few greens?)

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More typical Rwandan food — matoke (type of plantain), beans, and dodo

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Ikivuguto: described as buttermilk-like fermented milk, more like kefir

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Kimironko market

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Fried sambaza from Lake Kivu

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Sunday school at St. Etienne. Natasha regulrarly teaches ‘Middle Class’

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Prayer during St. Etienne’s ‘Walk to Remember’ commorating the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi and specifically those from the congregation who were killed

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Oyster mushroom growing!

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Cactus gardening. I’ve had fun finding various plant cuttings to transplant into our yard .

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Having a lime tree is pretty great.

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Thanks for polinating.

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My first commisioned painting

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Small shop or botique/iduka (sp?) down the street. Great avocados sold here.

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Making our livingroom home.

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Bean table and kitenge pillows

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Buying electricity through phone (paying in cash down the street is the other option)

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Looking out from our neighborhood

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School cat the meows until I feed it

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Familiar sign, font, and logo. Ha!

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Running some errands in town

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Hiking behind our place

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Facetime and Skype nights!

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Hey buddies!

 

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Leaky window that causes way too much trouble.

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Saturday KICS ‘Mission Time’ planning session

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Ethan’s office

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Natasha’s 1st Grade Classroom

 

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Getting junior students to hold hands and sing a song as part of a cross-cultural communication simulation. Some were more enthused than others…

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If the clothes line is full…

 

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Birds like to fly into our house. Hilda then chases, sniffs, gets scared, and runs away.

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Pride in my quick break-in skills. Shame in the need to do this at all.

 

 

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