“Start by Killing a Bird Your Own Size”

“Violence”, said our guide through the Nyamata Church and Genocide Museum in Kigali, “is built into Rwandan culture.” “Start by…

East Africa: Who Knew?

The images are dark. Rwanda. Who can forget the movie Hotel Rwanda and the bumpy road that turned out to…

Fists in the air!

I’ve always been a sucker for people’s demos!  Fists in the air, strained, tired voices singing or chanting Bayan Ko,…

Men in Suits

I turn on the T.V. first thing most mornings partly to see what Donald Trump has been up to. And…

Friday Evening at Baywalk

It was a beautiful late afternoon at Baywalk: cool and breezy after a day that brought hints of summer to…

The Panitian Experiment

More than 100 parents were already gathered in the mini-gym of Panitian National High School when we arrived around 8:45…

Thank you, President Obama

I have a picture on my phone, saved from someone’s email or FB post, of President Obama boarding a plane,…

Yes you can!  

“You can’t teach an old dog new tricks!” I can just hear my mother saying that!! And it does sound…

Genderbread

Please look at the diagram below. This is how we describe GENDER to students. Notice the four divisions in our…