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moving.

January 15th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Phil

ugh. it’s setting in. we just watched three guys load throw a bunch of our stuff into four cardboard boxes. paid $1600 so in a week we can receive what will probably be shards and pieces of some of our favorite and most valuable things here. each box gets paid at a minimum of 65kg. [...]

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an AB3 Ugandan Christmas

January 1st, 2010 · 7 Comments · Phil

One more African Christmas before we move back to MN in January - our previous three being in Rwanda, Zanzibar and Ethiopia. Since it was relatively short notice that we were even going to still be in Africa for xmas we decided to stay in Uganda this time. A week’s trip with two nights at [...]

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D-Day minus one month

December 17th, 2009 · No Comments · Phil

Tickets purchased. Departure is a month from today, Jan 17. Thinking back to three and a half years ago when we were camped at the gate in O’Hare for five hours, banging through the last of our 100+ wedding thank-yous, unaware that we had first-class tickets and we could have been living large in the [...]

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this post is not about Uganda, Odin, or photography

November 26th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Phil

I looked at my iTunes the other day to check my album count by artist. I’m getting a lot of single songs lately vs entire albums, so this doesn’t necessarily skew to my current tastes, except to what extent my tastes are timeless. Though now that I look at it, this would be a pretty [...]

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big wednesday updates - moving, houses, Odin, travel, work, life

November 18th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Phil

I’m back in Kampala. I was in the Minnesota for six+ weeks doing all sorts of things. In some particular order, playing ultimate with Surly, the Mpls masters team, house shopping and subsequent frustrating dealing with banks house buying, job hunting, cat transport, etc… Jump ahead for more details and lotsa photos of all the [...]

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missing my boy

October 21st, 2009 · 5 Comments · Phil

I’m in MN for 6 weeks. Buying a house. Looking for jobs. Transporting cats. Playing ultimate with Surly. Getting our ducks in a row for the return at the end of Dec. It’s a long time to be away. So here are some of my September pictures with Odin. Check it!

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off the grid

September 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Phil

we are on the road until the 27th. a road trip all across the northern border of uganda/sudan with our best friends here. activities include birding, looking for rare and undiscovered aloe, wildlife in kidepo valley national park, first time to karamoja for paige and odin, and a putt-putt golf tournament our last night, in [...]

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!sleep?

August 18th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Phil

lately, here is the routine to put odin to sleep for the night: put on techno music. loud. dance. he usually is head on the shoulder by the end of the first song, asleep shortly after. whatever it takes, i guess? i’m pretty stoked because i get to listen to my music. maybe a case [...]

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twitterpated

August 14th, 2009 · No Comments · Phil

arg. none of my texts during this trip posted to twitter from my phone. here they are in order. also included are my facebook status updates which get texted to a ugandan phone number. technology. crazy. i hear they even have the internet on computers these days.

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odin goes for a ride

August 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Phil

odin has spent plenty of time out of our sight both with strange people in strange lands and with his nanny here in kampala. the other day while i was at my desk, i heard florence laughing like crazy and while she and odin are always laughing, this was to such an extent that i [...]

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