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Week 3 VOF: Connecting to My Sisters Across the World

Blogging although fun, exciting and inspiring, can sometimes be challenging for me. In particular this week, while I was on a field assignment in the rural villages where access to internet is challenging and the electricity is constantly going on and off. So, when I really want to be sharing with my sisters on pulsewire, I am instead awaiting for the electricity to return, or the internet service to return. These are the things that make it most challengin for me to blog.
The present solutions to overcome the challenges, is to blog asap when all is available. Not to count on it returning for me to utilize at a convient time.
In the future, what I would need is a remote access to internet, which I can't afford at the time, This would allow me to utilize the wirless service on my network, so that whether I am in a rural area on field assisgnment or in the city when there is no electricity, I will be able to utilize the services necessary.

Otherwise, I cherish my time on line with my sisters, I love receiving comments, and invites to forming new partnerships and friendships. Thanks Pulsewire for the opportunity to connect to my sisters across the world

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Jocelynbrazil's picture

VOF Listener

I can imagine how difficult it would be to remain connected with those types of circumstances. I appreciate your perspective on it and your gratitude for the time that is available. It reminds me to cherish the technology that is available, when it is available.
Your writing is lovely.
Thank you.
Jocelyn

dr edonna's picture

Thanks for the Encouragament

Thanks Joycelyn for the encouragement. How are things going in Brazil, I have always wanted to visit there. How is the climate of equality for women there. Would love to hear your views on how things are going. Here it is very patriarchial and extremely challenging. Men really do act like roosters here, at times it is comical to watch the real roosters and realized many men behave the same way. Look forward to your views on sexism in Brazil.

laughterlove's picture

This message brought back

This message brought back warm memories of my time in Uganda, sitting in the dark waiting for the electricity to come back on so I could use the computer. Sometimes a few minutes... sometimes days :) There was often a thunderstorm in the background.

One of the things I loved about Uganda was that people were not ruled by time. People did what they could when they could. It's so easy to take for granted how accessible everything is here in Canada and it made me appreciate the privileges we have.

Thanks for sharing!
Valerie

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