Category Archives: Family Time

Going on Safari

When you’re five years old, it’s a pretty cool thing to have a Daddy who is a safari guide. But it can be tough, too, when high season rolls around and that means Daddy is away a lot, taking visitors … Continue reading

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Welcoming the New Year

Well, after a 6-month hiatus it’s time to get back to blogging. I’ve missed sharing our Tanzanian adventures, but life just got so full and busy it was hard to keep up with everything. So I decided to let the … Continue reading

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Max and Elly Turn Five!

Well, it happened. My babies turned 5! And already Max is talking about turning 6, then 7, then 8… We celebrated with their class at school again this year, but this being a milestone birthday they each got their own … Continue reading

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A Kimaro Family Update

There’s a lot going on around here. A lot. I can hardly keep up with it myself! I’ll use this chance to update you with what’s going on in our world, and share the results of a recent family photo … Continue reading

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5 Photo Friday: Grandma Comes to Tanzania

Mom and my sister Carla packed up and headed home yesterday. In their two-week visit, I took 993 photos, and Carla took about 700. So it’s pretty tough to narrow those down into a 5 Photo Friday post, so I plan … Continue reading

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5 Photo Friday: We’re Farmers!

I guess owning a coffee and banana farm on Mt. Kilimanjaro already qualifies us as farmers, but now we’re corn farmers, too! The property that our house in Arusha sits on includes a large farm plot behind it, so Kakasii … Continue reading

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5 Photo Friday: Decorating for Christmas

As my Facebook newsfeed is full of photos of snowy scenes, it’s 89 degrees here. So I wish I could say “it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas,” but it’s not really. At least not by this Nebraska girl’s … Continue reading

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Max & Elly Take Acrobatics Class

This past weekend some new friends (who recently moved to Arusha from Omaha) introduced us to an acrobatics class for kids. I wasn’t sure if Max and Elly would be very cooperative in an actual class, despite loving to jump and … Continue reading

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5 Photo Friday: Our US Trip

Well, I didn’t mean to take such a long hiatus from blogging, but these last couple of months were packed pretty full–most particularly by a nearly month-long trip back to the US for Max, Elly and me. We arrived in early … Continue reading

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5 Photo Friday: Birth Day

On July 4, 2011, I had lunch with my friend Rebecca. It was a welcome diversion because I was on Day 3 of a long holiday weekend feeling bored and borderline miserable. My growing belly was almost too much to … Continue reading

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