Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Sleepless Night

I know I said I wouldn’t be making another blog until our return to Dakar but, I find myself unable to sleep. We began our day with a bit of group reflection on our experience so far. I told the group that I felt a bit like one of the many piles of rubble you see on the streets of Dakar. I’m never really sure if a particular pile is the result of the ongoing construction or decay. But, until today, this ambiguity was playing only with my intellect. After walking among the many children in Pikine, I feel I have now begun to imbibe the spirit of Africa. I suspect I’m not the only one in our group getting little sleep tonight.


  1. I'll be wishing you a good night's sleep, although it will be morning for you when I think about it. Hope you're just suffering a bit of jet lag. Can't wait for you to share your experiences when you get back. It will take a while for you to really process it all, I'm sure. Take care!

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  3. Don't tire yourself out. Rest up.

    Omarion Aponte- Justice