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iPad Mysteries

I love tech stuff. So naturally I was glued to my laptop when Steve Jobs introduced Apple’s new iPad. That is one beautiful display, judging from what I’ve seen of it from a distance. Some commentators called it an iPhone or iTouch on steroids. Another described it as the iPhone meets a rolling pin. To […]

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Pinré Village in Burkina Faso

Click on this LINK to see slide show of photos I took on my visit to Pinré village in Burkina Faso. First we met the chief. That is the first thing you do when you enter an African village. The chief gives you permission to visit. The chief of Pinré is over 100 years old. […]

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Waiting for Apple's Tablet

Hey, fans! I’m sorry. My blogging schedule has been totally out of whack. I still have plenty of pictures to post from my African trip. I haven’t done anything with the adventures we had in Burkina Faso. That’s on the schedule for tomorrow. I almost have the slide show together. I’ve spent most of today […]

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Music In Mali/2

I’ve been trying to write this post all day while listening to the news reports coming in from Haiti. It’s all dreadful. Hundreds of thousands dead, many more without food, water, medicine, electricity. Port-au-Prince flattened. No reports yet from the countryside. It’s a calamity of major proportions. To make it worse, Haiti is one of […]

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Music In Mali

I’ve been thinking about what might be the best way to share my experiences in Africa. What I think I’m going to do is share whatever comes into my mind. First of all, I learned a lot about topics of which I knew nothing. Like music. I had a fascinating conversation with Paul, the music […]

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