Category Archives: softball

This American Life (in Dakar)

This week began with a wee hours Super Bowl party and is ending with a Presidents Weekend softball tournament at Ebbets Field, with a class trip to the U.S. Embassy’s American Information Center (AIC) and a Fulbrighters’ Game Night chez nous sandwiched in between.  Life in Dakar never felt so American. Our softball team, the […]

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Ever wonder where Ebbets Field went to?  Well, despite the rumor embodied in its Wikipedia entry, we found it just down the street from us in Dakar. Remember a few posts ago, when I mentioned that we were recruited for the embassy “social” (meaning beer) league softball team by a fellow Vermonter our first day […]