Heading downtown—to the belly of the whale as I call it—is sure to lead to scintillating sights and curious encounters. Today a friend and I grabbed a taxi and traveled the stress-free way down into town. Arriving at the photo lab where we wanted to get prints made, a man seated in the waiting area informed us […]
What is it about the French that makes them so, well, quintessentially “French”? For me, I think of all the folks walking their dogs and buying their baguettes and taking two hour lunch breaks. And cigarettes, too. Here’s a top ten list that I ran across elsewhere. And just so you know, we reproduce this […]
A lot of folks have been asking what our housing will be like in Cameroon. “Will you live in a house or a hut?” The short answer is “it depends.” But, fortunately for us, the on-campus housing where we are now offers what’s known as “pre-field preparation apartments” (PPA’s), accommodation that is designed to smooth […]
Poppy’s new swing is out of sight.