Monthly Archives: March 2008

birdies.

[seen in Ssese Islands]

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yum.

To return to my recent theme of food… One of my favorite things about Uganda is the cheapness, freshness, and availability of fruit that I can only dream of most of the year in New England. Pineapples on wheels: Mango … Continue reading

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jaja’s requiem.

[This is a poem from my journal, written after visiting a friend’s home where a young father’s body had been returned home for burial. I think this is the closest I’ve come to capturing what it is like to be … Continue reading

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millet: it’s what’s for dinner.

Kwon kal (in English, “millet bread”) is made from millet flour that’s been combined with boiling water and mingled with a stick until it can be served in the form of a big round lump like this: I find this … Continue reading

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