dear head and shoulders
Please ensure that your lid properly fits thereby preventing shampoo from baptizing my luggage. Thanks. I’m now taking Pantene with me to Uganda, and newspaper lining my baggage. Love, Katherine
Microsoft's 'I'm a PC' campaign created with Macs →
coolbyassociation: lenier: Oh dear. POINT: Apple. PENALTY: Microsoft.
KAMPALA, 19 September 2008 (IRIN) - The Ugandan government is to subsidise the...– Although such treatment, Artemisinin combination therapy (ACT), is available free in public clinics, for most Ugandans, the first port of call in times of sickness is the local pharmacy. IRIN Africa | East Africa | Uganda | UGANDA: Government to subsidise malaria treatment | Children Health &...
The Fashion Police: Skirting the Issue (Uganda) →
Well, I guess I better get to repacking…
emples: whatson:davidcho: Beaker - ‘Ode to Joy’ Meep meep meep. Always up for Muppets.
99. Nothing good ever happens after 3 am. I...
taylorswaim: She & Him - You Really Got a...
We came from Bethlehem, Georgia bearing Betty Crocker cake mixes into the...– Barbara Kingsolver, with a word on overseas packing
Our Uganda travel site/blog. It doesn’t habve anything on it just yet, but at least it doesn’t still have wedding information, right?
getupgetout: “Thirteen” by Wilco. I’ve...
Meme: Two Random Things On Your Desk Right Now
riotrepublic: amwelles: Roll of packing tape, receipt from Fred Meyer. A hand written budget, a white cherry Icee. I am working on our kitchen buffet and we’re packing, so there’s a lot to choose from. 1. hand mixer 2. cloth shopping bag
Christian Evangelicals' attitudes about torture →
drshutterbug: This is sad. How are we supposed to be different than the “world” when we are like this? This makes us look really bad. However, these kinds of polls never are right, because only about half of the people who respond that they are “Evangelical Christians” actually are. But the public doesn’t get that. These kind of things get me all worked up. Good point, Caitlin. Interesting read....
I just figured if I was gonna make the world a better place, I’d do it...– Ana Pascal, Stranger than Fiction
On being cosmopolitan
Let me take a moment to tabulate: I currently have friends working or studying abroad in: England Wales Mozambique (well, she leaves the same week we do) Japan New Zealand When did we become so adventurous? I feel the same way I do when I reckon that about half my friends are currently in professional programs to become doctors and lawyers—though then with a twinge of guilt!
A tradition in the cafés of Naples is to order a caffè sospeso – literally, a...– Caffè sospeso, from Wikipedia (via factoryjoe: superamit: ohgolly: aaaaajane: unicornology) (via into) (via ricochet) (via scout)
leaving in a
fortnight. (just had to make sure I didn’t miss an opportunity to use that word.)
I am fast approaching the grad school application meltdown point. I feel like I could devote all weekend to working on all of it, and still be about where I’ve started. I wish I could feel like I was actually making progress.
For John: Neal Stephenson's researcher →
scout: sarahsaturday: Grace - Kate Havnevik ...
The fact that you’re not answering leads me to believe that (a) You’re not home,...– Billy Crystal, When Harry Met Sally (via thoughtsdetained) Possibly my favorite romantic comedy ever, and that’s really saying something, because I’m embarassingly easy to please in this respect.
I like the way people react when you bake, which is, like, just pure childlike...– Zooey Deschanel
Would we be terrible parents to name our kid someday Thomas Peregrine Bowers, Tom or Pippin for short? We can never agree on boy names. I like Jack, but John’s not keen, and I’m afraid it might be a little too “24” for us…