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Ghana: “Africa for Beginners”

Gary here.  Below is the first installment of several trip reports from my wife, Sue, just back from Ghana, Africa. * * * * I stepped off the plane in Accra, Ghana (after being in the air for 16+ hours) and was immediately struck by the air pollution and oppressive humidity. January is Ghana’s cool season, but the air was thick and I wasn’t prepared for it. Needless to say, I started to sweat–I mean really sweat.        Before…

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The Sun Also Rises

Well it’s a been a few days since I wrote. The single parenthood thing is T-U-F-F, tough! But in my case it came to an end. My Sugarpotpie made it home. Sporting corn rows in her hair and a tropical tan, no less. Girl went native on us. There’s no way I can sum up her story and I’m not even going to try, so I’ll be having her sign on for some guest blogging by popular demand. Stay tuned.…

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Experiments in Single Parenthood

This post is dedicated to all single parents. One week alone with my three boys hardly qualifies me to count myself among this exclusive club, but I’m certainly gaining added respect.   Episode 1: Please Do the Dishes My boys frequently do the dishes, especially when their mom is home. So one would think this would be no big deal. But you know those dishwashers that have a built-in dispose-all?   You know, the one with the ad where the…

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