Date archive for April, 2011
By David Gaines On Friday, April 29th, 2011
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And Still Peace Did Not Come

Coincidentally as I started reading “And Still Peace Did Not Come,” a moving memoir about reconciliation in Liberia after 14 years of civil war, my Liberian friend Patricia Rogers emails me. More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, April 23rd, 2011
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Curse Gmail Even Though I Still Love You

Because of technology it seems the staffing industry is losing its personal touch. Other than during an interview, I may never see my candidates ever again. Technology’s efficiency is making a physical More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, April 16th, 2011
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Karahi Lamb

For those who know, I’m an aspiring amateur chef. Well, more like a cook. And probably beginner. But I can follow directions of a recipe pretty well, and I tend to look for exotic, international and challenging More...

Najwa at the Smithsonian Kite Festival
By David Gaines On Sunday, April 10th, 2011
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Introducing Najwa to Kite Flying at the Smithsonian Kite Festival

One day Najwa will fly the friendly skies with her own kite; but for now, we just wanted to introduce her to the art of kite flying at the Smithsonian Kite Festival on the National Mall.  More...

By David Gaines On Sunday, April 3rd, 2011
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Najwa, Erykah and MJ Steal the Show

A congratulations is in order to Eric with his new job in Raleigh where his family is moving. This weekend we rolled out to Eric’s to help him toss out some furniture as he prepares to make that move back More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, April 2nd, 2011
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Tamara’s First Birthday Celebration

Today was the first time I’ve ever been some place where I was the one considered to have an accent! One of Nduku’s people, Mwende Tuti, invited us to her daughter Tamara’s first birthday party. More...