Real Motorcycle Registration Papers Arrived. No More Fake Papers Required

Ta-Da! The Invisible Humanitarian now has in his hot little Canadian hands a legal, real, true, genuine, authentic registration gray card for his motorcycle.  Well, not quite…………… I am going to drive down to the government office today and confirm it is all legit this time. You may have heard about the fact that I…

Are Humanitarians Allowed To Get Sick And Tired?

I’m still trying to get my feet under me from last week’s field work, and sleepless nights. We had a lot on our plate and then, to top it all off, during Monday’s site followups I was getting sicker and sicker with a good sinus infection coming on. By the time I got back to…

Concepts of Steralization: Wash Dishes On The Edge of a Sewer Ditch

“To keep the body in good health is a duty…otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” (Buddha) “Although we take it for granted, sanitation is a physical measure that has probably done more to increase human life span than any kind of drug or surgery.” (Deepak Chopra) It was…

Drought Season Rain… In Mali. Flooding My Second Floor Apartment

“Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book.” (Bill Watterson, The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book) “The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.” (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow) “The rain to the wind said, You push and I’ll pelt.’ They so smote…