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Entries from April 2007

where’s the diesel?

April 27th, 2007 · 1 Comment · Paige

you think gas prices in the u.s. are high? check this out: $6.65 a gallon for diesel. no joke. you say, what?! why?! the answer: uganda is in the middle of an ongoing diesel shortage. the gist of the problem:
- uganda is landlocked.
- uganda is dependent on its coastal neighbors [...]

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elephant bluff

April 22nd, 2007 · No Comments · Paige

we are unintentionally creating an elephant motif in our house. the long wall in the main room is covered from edge to edge with an elephant printed batik hung by a bamboo rod taken from the bamboo patch in our garden. 8 purple elephants marching left to right across our wall. there’s [...]

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there i was, in the congo

April 21st, 2007 · 1 Comment · Phil

story and photos inside

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queen elizabeth national park

April 9th, 2007 · No Comments · Phil

we have returned from a 6-day trip to queen elizabeth national park in western uganda. it was our first time there and it did not disappoint. every day was a 6something am wake up to view game or birds or drive to the next place so i don’t have the energy just now to go [...]

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Abyssinian Chronicles by Moses Isegawa

April 3rd, 2007 · No Comments · Paige

i’ve been lethargic in my reading lately. i think it has a lot to do with phil being home. i read a lot more when he’s gone, which explains why i have a new book review since i read a lot when he was in scandanavia last month.

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first-time party hosts

April 1st, 2007 · No Comments · Paige

we’ve been together close to 7 years, living together for 3 1/2 and we’ve never lived in a place where we could truly throw a party. we do now, so yesterday we threw a going-away party for our friends chris and lindsey.

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introducing ttaano

April 1st, 2007 · 1 Comment · Paige

the latest addition to the anderson bowen household is a tiny black and white cutie in the form of a 6-week old kitten that we’ve dubbed ttaano (pronounced ta-no) - luganda for 5. over the years there’ve been stray cats and dogs between uno and ttaano which accounted for 2, 3, and 4. [...]

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