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Parkinson’s Update, a New Life Back in Eugene, and Writing a Book

It’s been several months since I posted a blog entry, so I think it’s time for an update. For those who might have missed it, I am home from Peace Corps service in South Africa, a year earlier than planned, … Continue reading

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Domestic violence a big problem in South African culture

Today I observed first-hand a South African issue that is acknowledged, but rarely talked about in my experience: domestic violence. It’s Wednesday, late morning, the day our elders’ group, mostly older women – “gogos” or grandmothers – meets at Masiphile. … Continue reading

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