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Monthly Archives: April 2016


This week in the office there was a 5 day training for the Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) part of the study. This has been a bit delayed in being rolled out because there were some procurement issues with the insecticide we are using and staff hiring delays as well. But better late than never! We … Continue reading »

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Birthday cruise

I wish I could start every work week on Tuesday. That one fewer day of work really makes a difference. You get to Wednesday so much faster and then it’s all down hill from there. Sometimes just getting through Wednesday, even when you start on Tuesday, seems like a challenge. We have our staff meeting … Continue reading »

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Chobe self drive

During my previous weekend in Kasane, I had seen several private vehicles driving in Chobe National Park, on the dirt roads and not just the paved road I had driven on to get to Kasane. It seemed like a cool thing to do, so as I came into town on Friday, I stopped at the … Continue reading »

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Victoria Falls

On Saturday morning I got picked up at 8:30 for a day trip to Vic Falls. A 15 passenger van came and I think everyone who was staying at the lodge the previous night climbed aboard for the trip over the border. At the border crossing I talked to two American women who are medical … Continue reading »

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Kasane again

I had a short week at work from March 22-24 because both Monday and Friday were holidays. I thought with an extra day off the staff would be energized for the week, but I was wrong. Perhaps they were just trying to get through the days until they had a 4 day weekend. I know … Continue reading »

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