Monthly Archives: March 2014

Photo Friday: C-A-T-S

I got a few of my grade 4 science kids to support the Cats as they take on Louisville tonight. Come on boys, don’t break their hearts! Big Blue Nation (it’s international!) is behind you all the way. #bbn #beatlouisville … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: Lilyfield

My sitemate, Stacey’s, old host mom/landlady here in Brown’s Town has been wonderful to us whiteys during our service. Soon after we moved to Brown’s Town, she took us to her brother’s estate in the nearby wide spot in the … Continue reading

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An ode to Jamaican fruit cake

Food is one of my favorite ways to exchange cultures. This Kentucky girl likes fried chicken, barbeque (I could write a book about my love of barbeque), greens, cornbread, and pie. Since cross-cultural exchange is 2/3 of the goal of … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: DJ Kentucky

No matter where I travel in the world, when I tell people I’m from Kentucky, they automatically associate it with KFC. In Jamaica, fried chicken is an art form (I will seriously have to scrub my arteries when my service … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: Mechanical Bull

St. Ann’s Parish Achievement Day was last week. At nearly every large event that takes place in Jamaica a mechanical bull is present. There is practically rioting on the streets if there isn’t. Don’t ask me, I have no idea … Continue reading

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