Monthly Archives: May 2014

Food Firenze

Figs, balsamic, prosciutto, parmesan, pasta, wine and more comprise the tastes of the Florentine and Tuscan region of Italy and nothing will stop six students at the MU School of Journalism—Jordan Bromberg, Rachel Green, Jennifer Janssen, Kaitlynn Martin, Rachel Trujillo, … Continue reading

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Groundnut soup

Yendi, Ghana—May 15, 2014–At the 7a’s restaurant in Yendi, I ate groundnut soup with banku (ban-coo), made of fermented cornmeal that you tear pieces from to dip into the soup. There was a perfectly fried whole Tilapia fish in the … Continue reading

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Dance the dance of Garimata

March 10, 2014, Nasong Village, Ghana—The Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Ghana logo might have been the reason the children kept singing what sounded like “faher!,” at the field van. That seemed right since after they got a good look at … Continue reading

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Trouble came on a motorbike

Soboba, Ghana, May 9, 2014— The women were already in the room when the U.S. team arrived in the morning. Patience and Comfort and Bernice and Alice and another Comfort. The men would arrive later—Wisdom and Bruce and Joseph and … Continue reading

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We Left Tamale Today

Soboba, Ghana—May 8, 2014. We left Tamale (Tam-a-lee) today, passed the God Willing Electricity shop, the Flowers, Fragrances & Food Colors shop, passed flame trees and the New Life Clinic, the Lighthouse Chapel, the Evangelical Lutheran church, and at least … Continue reading

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