Happy Independence Day #31!
Maize harvest from my field Working on flats Some of participants in our workshop in front of Inyangombe Falls Gladys in her fur hat to keep warm! Loading Peanuts--still a mound of peanuts in background! Happy Independence Day Zimbabwe! This week started with Independence Day on Monday (April 18)—Number 31 for Zimbabwe. Even though it was a holiday we were still at work at the hospital. I made rounds, saw problems and some outpatient emergencies, did the discharges and then got to go home. So I was home by 2 p.m. No electricity from 8 a.m. for the whole day until 8:30 p.m. so not much we could do—but take it easy! Major and I spent last week at a conference for mission hospitals on building up our infrastructure. We were 1 of 10 hospitals chosen to participate. It was held at a casino hotel in Juliasdale. We had to keep pulling the nuns away from the slot machines! The hotel is only 6 kms from my friend Gladys’s house and at dinner we were given money so we bought groceries and ha