Browsing Archive: November, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving from Guinea!

Posted by Sarah Reid on Thursday, November 24, 2011,
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Since my preschool-age debut as mother pilgrim in a Thanksgiving play, ("Comb your hair Hattie, and wash, and don't forget to peel the squash." Or something like that...) I've loved every part of this all-inclusive American holiday. Every family has their own traditions and special dishes that the day isn't complete without (my favorites include my dad's pineapple muffins and my mom's mushroom-spinach bake mmm...) and who doesn't like a holiday centered ar...
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What's a Sandwich?

Posted by Sarah Reid on Saturday, November 5, 2011,
The foot is on the mend, and I've been cleared medically to go back to my site. Armed with bandages and extra antibiotics, I think I'll be set for the next few weeks. After several trips back to the doctor in Conakry, where they debated casting my foot, they finally decided the inflammation was mostly due to infection, and that rest and drugs were all I needed.


Yesterday I made the trip from Conakry to Labé in a not so fun 13 hour taxi ride. We rode four deep in the back of a tiny sedan,...
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Sarah R.

Lafou, Guinea
Lafou, Guinea
 

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