Muzungu!

Muzungu! Munzungu! This is the first word every white person who comes to Uganda learns. You can ask what it means and there are lots of different responses, but basically it now means, white person. We hear it shouted everywhere we go. Town, village, through the fence, walking, riding, from children and adults. It makes…

Learning the Ugandan Way

Greetings! The trip to the baby home was great! We got a tour of the facilities. John was especially interested in the biofuel made from cow dung. There are children from newborn to the age of 4. It is run by the sweetest, most humble nuns I have ever met. It is a tough job.…

Our Week in a Banana Peel

Everyone knows that Africa is poor. Everyone knows that Africa is big. Everyone knows that Africa is hot. Everyone does not know how Africa makes you feel. I only know how it makes me feel right now this very minute. I say that because it changes by the hour, or sometimes by the minute.  I…