"Africa is, indeed, coming into fashion." - Horace Walpole (1774)

4.23.2008

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I've been tagged twice for the same meme, so I guess that means I should answer. Here goes:

Ten years ago, I was . . .
In college, getting ready to study abroad in Kenya and Tanzania. Ten years to the day I was probably writing a paper or studying for a final.

5 Things on Today’s “To Do” List
Go to the library. (done!)
Read up on the history of Baptists in North Kivu (in progress).
Grade finals because the grades are due 24 hours after the exam.
Teach the GA's.
Run home to get my dish for Ann's bbq out of the fridge.

5 Things I’d Do If I Were a Billionaire:
Build an orphanage or six in Goma

Travel around the world for a year
Subsidize ARV's for HIV+ children in the eastern DRC who aren't covered by the big foundations
Buy a red Audi Quattro convertible
Hire a research assistant

3 Bad Habits:
Checking into fancy African hotels I can't afford when I'm exhausted
Driving fast with the top down
Mocking people's poor fashion choices

5 Places I’ve Lived:
Floydada
Nairobi
Waco
New Haven
Goma

5 Jobs I’ve Held:
Camp Counselor
Teaching Assistant
Open-source Intelligence Analyst
Youth & Children's Intern
Adjunct Professor

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