Missing the weird

March 20, 2012 Uncategorized

I’m preparing to hand over my job to someone else this week, and then I’ll officially move on to new things. Tonight, I’m combing through old emails for helpful clues to give the incoming fellow about reporting deadlines and donor profiles, and buried five pages back in the gmail archives I discovered a slightly bewildered and bemused note that I wrote home some time during my first month in Kabul: “I’m sitting at a French restaurant called Le Bistro waitingRead More

Protected: The Weekend Round Up

June 25, 2011 Uncategorized

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cherries, choppers

June 18, 2011 Uncategorized

After my cafe sesh today I was supposed to head out to the Olympic grounds to visit Skateistan, where I planned to meet the crew, volunteer at a girls’ sports session and chat about whether I can be a volunteer climbing instructor now that they’ve installed an indoor rock wall. (And yes, there was the selfish hope that a bonus might be meeting fellow climbers who could organize an outdoor sesh this summer) Unfortunately that didn’t go as planned. AsRead More