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Trip to Kitale

Back in January, I led a group of Rosslyn students to Kitale for our Cultural Field Studies (CFS) trip. While I was there, I thought it would be pretty cool to someday bring the family back to reconnect with Helen … Continue reading

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Middle School Girls Rugby?!?

When we look back on some of the attitudes of our children, we can see strains of this coming, perhaps. Back when Anisa and Karen were 4 and 5 years old, we used to play this game in our narrow … Continue reading

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A Change in Schedule

We’ve usually used this space to update everyone on what’s happened lately, so it seems appropriate to touch on this topic: my basketball coaching. I’ve coached at many different levels since I started this journey in 1990. (Really?!? Almost 25 … Continue reading

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Converting the World- One Whoopie Pie at a Time

Every December and April, Rosslyn Academy hosts a community-wide flea market, of sorts, called “Mistletoe Market” and “Spring Fling.” I imagine you can figure out which one is named which. Anyway, in December we had the idea of having a … Continue reading

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A Look Back at Soccer Season

I should probably change that title to “futbol.” Anisa and Karen have just finished up their respective soccer seasons here at Rosslyn, and both of them can be considered a success. Anisa set out to make varsity this year as … Continue reading

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The Dichotomy of Living in Kenya

Over the last two days, Glenda and I were attending a conference at Rift Valley Academy, a sister school to Rosslyn. For those of you who don’t know, RVA is located in Kijabe, which overlooks the Great Rift Valley. This … Continue reading

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What a day!

Basketball and music. This day was full of both! First we had to get through the mandatory school day. Then basketball! John had invited a Kenyan Premier team, Ulinzi, to our campus in order to play his boys high school … Continue reading

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