Family in Nairobi at Giraffe Center

In Africa

Even though a few hours away there are tourist lodges that cost $1000 per night, life here is a different reality. Bulamba is so far away in many ways, for example a guest room beside us goes for a couple of dollars. We’ve been in Africa for about 4 months. Part of this time was […]

Sam in Tanzania looking at a photo album

Movin’ To Bulamba

In October 2012 we are heading to Africa for an extended stay. If all works out we will be living in Bulamba, Tanzania. It is a small village next to Lake Victoria and about 45 minutes from the Serengeti National Park. Mwanza is about 2 hour drive south. Here are a few images from my […]

Family Christmas

Christmas

Christmas eve with family.

Recent News

African Music Fundraiser

In the village next to us is a small church group who are meeting in a space that they have outgrown. During the next several months we will fund raise to assist them in building a new church. They have already secured a piece of land and some bricks and some roofing material. The music […]

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In Africa

Family in Nairobi at Giraffe Center

Even though a few hours away there are tourist lodges that cost $1000 per night, life here is a different reality. Bulamba is so far away in many ways, for example a guest room beside us goes for a couple of dollars. We’ve been in Africa for about 4 months. Part of this time was […]

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Movin’ To Bulamba

Sam in Tanzania looking at a photo album

In October 2012 we are heading to Africa for an extended stay. If all works out we will be living in Bulamba, Tanzania. It is a small village next to Lake Victoria and about 45 minutes from the Serengeti National Park. Mwanza is about 2 hour drive south. Here are a few images from my […]

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Christmas

Family Christmas

Christmas eve with family.

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Canadian Lynx

Canadian Lynx on Two Island Lake - photo Zachary Leppanen

This Canadian Lynx was only a few hundred feet from our home. There was a second one close by.

Sandals

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Did you know that an unfashionable wearer of both socks AND sandals at the same time can be defined as […]

Sunrise 176

gate 176 Cancun

Watching an airport wake-up is great fun. Seeing the early birds arrive and then the somewhat late sprinters almost missing […]

Turbulence and Spicy Clamato

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As with any trip there comes a moment before packing when I get a moment of cloud nine and worry. […]

This Day Will Also Pass

Isaac and Zachary on ice

There’s always that day when we look out the window and something has changed. Here in the north it could […]

Sara Maxwell Design spreads her wings with an online store

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Sara Maxwell bags are handmade in Canada, frequently using materials that have been re-purposed or found. The styles vary from […]