Daily Archives: November 30, 2012

Malaria Pills in my Pocket

Yesterday I got my Malaria pills from Costco. We’ll start taking them next week before we leave for Mali on Friday. Mal-aria= Bad Air. They once thought the bad air in low swamp lands caused this sickness. In 1880 Charles … Continue reading

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“As long as there are words, nobody need ever die”

Yesterday I received an email containing a priceless gift: a short life story of my great great grandmother, Mary Ann Pain Holt, who was born in 1840. I knew Mary Ann’s name and I had found a picture of her … Continue reading

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