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Goin’ away to Africa Soon…

March 11th, 2009 by Kit

There’s a song by the Roches that we often sing when visiting family in Ireland, called, appropriately enough, “Going away to Ireland Soon”.  However, this family visit is not, for a change, to Ireland.  This one is to Tanzania.

Last night I dreamt about water quality, about making sure my toothbrushing water was boiled.  I think of myself as well-traveled, but this will be my first trip to somewhere other than North America north of the Rio Grande, western Europe, or Japan.  And all those places are importantly the same: First-World.

So this will be an interesting departure.  I’ll be internet-blackout from about the 19th of this month to the 3rd of next, and will come back with pictures


I hope to make bread this weekend.  I’ve not done so in a while, and need to keep my chops up.  If it seems like I’m not going to, nudge me.

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  • Julia

    (Jealous.)

  • puckling

    Bread!

    Also, water isn’t as hard as you think it is. Just remember to brush your teeth using bottled water and you’ll probably be fine.

  • kit

    That’s exactly what the dream was about.