Archive for January, 2008

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January Visitors

Suzanne and Dave came to visit over Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend. They arrived on Friday night and left on Sunday afternoon, giving us a short but great visit together. We spent a lot of time just hanging out and chatting, but we also did some cultural stuff too. We went to the American Indian [...]

Let There Be Warmth!

You may have noticed that we’ve stopped complaining about the cold. That’s because our house is finally warm now! You may remember that our renovation was delayed by a month or more because of a problem with the HVAC system. We ripped out the radiators (with much remorse) because refurbishing that system and adding central [...]

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Myths of Africa

Are you interested in stories of cannibals and wild, beast-like people who once lived in the darkest regions of Africa? Have you ever wondered where those stories originated, and why they were so far from the truth? This is a paper I wrote several years ago for a class called “European Representations of Africa.” It [...]