Letters Home Part 1


This is an excerpt from a letter I wrote home, less than a year after moving to Africa…

April 1996

It is hot, hot, hot. Most of April was above 120˚F and hotter if you were in the direct sun. We started sleeping outside about a month ago. It’s a pain to climb the ladder to the roof to go to bed, but it’s worth it when you feel a breeze. The rains will be coming soon – in May and that should cool things down – and raise the humidity.

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