If there’s a theme to this post, it’s ‘everyday life’ photos – some snapshots of our day-to-day here in Kigali. Enjoy.
When our pantry/shelf is stocked and colorful
Brochettes for days
School lunch… (at least there’s a few greens?)
More typical Rwandan food — matoke (type of plantain), beans, and dodo
Ikivuguto: described as buttermilk-like fermented milk, more like kefir
Fried sambaza from Lake Kivu
Sunday school at St. Etienne. Natasha regulrarly teaches ‘Middle Class’
Prayer during St. Etienne’s ‘Walk to Remember’ commorating the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi and specifically those from the congregation who were killed
Oyster mushroom growing!
Cactus gardening. I’ve had fun finding various plant cuttings to transplant into our yard .
Having a lime tree is pretty great.
Thanks for polinating.
My first commisioned painting
Small shop or botique/iduka (sp?) down the street. Great avocados sold here.
Making our livingroom home.
Bean table and kitenge pillows
Buying electricity through phone (paying in cash down the street is the other option)
Looking out from our neighborhood
School cat the meows until I feed it
Familiar sign, font, and logo. Ha!
Running some errands in town
Hiking behind our place
Facetime and Skype nights!
Leaky window that causes way too much trouble.
Saturday KICS ‘Mission Time’ planning session
Natasha’s 1st Grade Classroom
Getting junior students to hold hands and sing a song as part of a cross-cultural communication simulation. Some were more enthused than others…
If the clothes line is full…
Birds like to fly into our house. Hilda then chases, sniffs, gets scared, and runs away.
Pride in my quick break-in skills. Shame in the need to do this at all.