A sketch is a moment in time captured on paper. These drawings were made during long quiet days in Ghana, where I learned a lot about how to relax and appreciate the day. The drawing below captures a sudden rainstorm seen through a tear in the patchwork curtains over a barred window.

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Below, another volunteer, inside her bungalow, sitting and talking late into a warm evening while her dog sleeps on another chair.

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Her dog, Jaro.

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