Oh, the usual.

April 27, 2011 Reflections

Today on the carpool ride to work I glanced out the window as we turned onto a busy street in Kulola Pushta, and did a double take. Sticking out from the trunk of the little red toyota corrolla next to us were the raw legs of an animal carcass. With the trunk tied down over the protruding body, four hooves and glistening, flesh-pink legs bounced around as the car manuevered the potholed dusty street. The remainder of the bare bodyRead More

Old Pine

April 21, 2011 Uncategorized

OLD PINE from Astray Films on Vimeo. Whenever I want to feel super homesick, I’ll be sure to watch this lovely video. [thanks Ry]

Small Joys

April 14, 2011 Uncategorized

Back from Baghlan. In anticipation of coming posts that will be longer and actually talk about what I did, let me just say for now that: 1. I never thought one of the best hot showers I would have in my life would be in Afghanistan. 2. If you are not religious, a good way to cure that is to suffer from diarrhea all week long and then have a very long drive ahead of you with the potential toRead More