Walter, Kabelo (in the back), Ausi, Ntate, (random neighbor lady in black), Hope, Delta
ke ne ke rwele dikgong (i carried sticks on my head).
i thought this was hilarious...
my best little buddy in the front in the blue jacket--mogaetsho
she is my favorite gogo (besides ausi--of course) she also got me the necklaces.
hope. my three year old niece.
bokao, gomolemo, phenyo, onkgopotse, refilwe & me
the sconnie crew: jess, kristy, andy, me & abby
this is when our bus broke down on the way up the mountain
flag of peace in front of the sangoma's home
(a sangoma is a traditional healer)
onthatile, tshireletso & kearabilwe
hope in my bike helmet
this is the house i live in. that is my rondeville to the right.
this is the garden that ausi made a few days ago. those are old glass bottles.
this is a closer view of the house. that is ausi sewing a jersey for menwe primary school (we call them sweaters).
this is the kitchen. how cute is the table cloth & those placemats!!
this is the tv/sitting room.
this is my rondeville. i love the blue, don't you love the blue?
this is my desk, that is the bookshelf kabelo & i built a few weekends ago (to the right).
this is my bed & wardrobe--the department of education generously donated these items! yes, i am afraid of spiders.
that is my grass-thatched roof.
guinea fowl? help me, dr. frank...
this is my 52-year old dad climbing the tree after he whistled for the cattle--he thought he'd get a better view from there.
this is my grade 6 class praying before we depart for the day.
we have a great ecosystem in my rondeville: i kill the spiders, the ants come & clean up my mess by morning.
this is a large beetle--i will try to identify once i get my bug identification book.
kabelo & hope watching the moon rise over the mountains.
this is my toilet. do you see those cockroaches? there are 9 of them...
just another angle.
just a little bit closer. uh-huh.
probably going to be a comedian when he gets older.
tree at sunset.
my neighbor, tsholo felo & my brother, kabelo
hope & chippa
cooking bread over the fire.
thabang & i cooking bread.
ausi, hope & kabelo: so serious. it's never this serious here.
a walking stick on my door.
the sangoma (traditional healer) reading the bones & shells.
a springbok joined the party in pretoria. it later dookied in michael's room (it was the party pooper).
"i miss you."
my grandmother & my mother (ausi). again, you can cut the seriousness with a thipa (knife).
thabang, bobi & setch (late) at the borakalalo dam. (setch was infected with rabies & died--yes, i did diagnose this dog with having rabies.)
the water purification building at the borakalalo dam. word is that you are not suppose to be here at noon. there is a large snake that comes out of the water in any form (cattle, person, ANYTHING! so beware.)
this is the tonki (donkey) i chased around for 45 minutes trying to ride while susanna sat in the tree & laughed at me.
nests (upper right corner) the birds (lower left corner) build on the edges of branches to keep snakes out.
stefanie, jess & me.
adam & me
maryjane (peace corps staff)
dudu--the ever great (peace corps staff)
dudu, victor, maryjane, me
david, chris, nathan, justin
jami, craig, mike, adam, carmen
me & magdeline (language instructor)
aj & sarah
chris, me, nathan, justin
keri, chris, abby, nathan, justin, megan
justin & me
jess, me, megan, abby
anne lilly & me
abby, brooke & jed
mogologadikwe mountain--see the 'm'?
at our pst braai--i made guacamole with liz & anne
setting up for pst braai
jason stirring bogobe with a lefetlho.
(don't worry i purchased one, so you can all help make traditional beer when i return!)