Tagged: HIV

Capetown to Addis Ababa

April 28 It took me forever to get my things together this morning.  But, that was sort of a convenience as I was waiting on wet clothes to continue drying.  The idea of arriving in London two days later and unzipping my backpack to pull out soggy clothes seems pretty unpleasant. Dani and I hung out for the day and went to a shopping mall in search of a haircut for me.  I am very specific on this…  I want...

Walking on Eggshells - Bery's Place - The Ugandan Sexual Abuse Recovery Home of 43 Young Girls

Walking on Eggshells – Bery’s Place – The Ugandan Sexual Abuse Recovery Home of 43 Young Girls

Walking on Eggshells Bery’s Place – The Sexual Abuse Recovery Home of 43 Ugandan Girls Sometimes one ends up in situations they could never expect.  Actually, it seems to be a daily part of my existence as a man on the road trying to avoid the mainstream.  Gifts of people and of life just sort of fall at my feet.  Maybe that is part of being as open as possible to everything around me… My local friend and I were...

Kalangala: What to not do in the Ssese Islands...Have sex…

Kalangala: What to not do in the Ssese Islands…Have sex…

If you smock, people will think you are a jerk! Kalangala: What to not do in the Ssese Islands…Have sex… Jan 23 (cont’d) The bus pulled into Masaka where Jasmine and I disembarked and I got cash from an ATM.  MONEY!  However, Jasmine tried four different banks, but no ATM’s would take her Chinese bank card.  We had exchanged countries and exchanged problems.  Life is ridiculous!  She was heavily stressed and decided to get on another bus to Kampala where...

Regina: Checking the Oil

Regina: Checking the Oil

Regina: Checking the Oil. September 3. Today was time for a full STI check.  I call it checking the oil.  I have no concerns.  It is just time to have the oil checked.  I showed up at the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Clinic as a ‘walk-in.’  Time to look under the hood.  I was the last guy to get in for checking the oil.  A pretty girl about my age took me into her office.  I have always thought about how...