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How We End Up Marrying the Wrong People

Breaking down where we go wrong within a culture of marriage, this article asks us to understand of ourselves before committing to understand someone else. 

Although not groundbreaking, nor shocking, it’s an interesting read.

Bees and Colony Collapse

I remember hearing years ago that bees are dying off in droves. There were different reasons I was told by different people, but my understanding was limited to the fact that it was happening. 

As an amateur bee keeper myself and a consistent honey drinker, my interest in this is serious. 

This short article goes briefly into the collapse we’re witnessing and what we can learn from it as a fellow organism.

Nonchalant. Thirteenth edition #PeopleofZambia. #peacecorps #zambia  (at The Fields)

Nonchalant. Thirteenth edition #PeopleofZambia. #peacecorps #zambia (at The Fields)

Why the modern bathroom is a wasteful, unhealthy design

In a book I recently read, The World According to Garp, the idea of a ‘water closet’ was introduced to me. It’s brilliant, in my eyes, to further physically separate the different actions we perform while in the modern bathroom. 

This article takes this idea further by challenging our modern sewage systems, but only after providing us with its interesting history.

I’ve spent a year bathing outside with a cup and going to the bathroom in dug-out hole, and I can say with absolute certainty it’s easier than you think.

How Different Cultures Understand Time

An interesting article concerning the different conceptions of time around the globe.

It’s especially interesting if you’re living abroad for an extended period of time.

Multitasking is something I’ve improved on in the past year. #zambia #peacecorps #VolunteerVet (at Chipata Vetrinarian Office)

Multitasking is something I’ve improved on in the past year. #zambia #peacecorps #VolunteerVet (at Chipata Vetrinarian Office)

Twelfth edition #PeopleofZambia #zambia #peacecorps  (at Changwe Village)

Twelfth edition #PeopleofZambia #zambia #peacecorps (at Changwe Village)

Jane and Emily, looking for Andrew outside their new home. Eleventh #peopleofzambia #zambia #peacecorps  (at Changwe Village)

Jane and Emily, looking for Andrew outside their new home. Eleventh #peopleofzambia #zambia #peacecorps (at Changwe Village)

Bike rim portrait. Tenth edition #peopleofzambia. #zambia #peacecorps  (at Changwe Village)

Bike rim portrait. Tenth edition #peopleofzambia. #zambia #peacecorps (at Changwe Village)

The Booze Cafe. Sugar cane and shake-shake. (at Sinda, Eastern Province)

The Booze Cafe. Sugar cane and shake-shake. (at Sinda, Eastern Province)

The Kapona Community School works committee. They’re organizing the molding of 50,000 bricks, 25,000 of which have been finished and are behind them, then the physical construction of the school. #peacecorps #zambia #communityschool #kaponaschool (at Nyangombe Village)

The Kapona Community School works committee. They’re organizing the molding of 50,000 bricks, 25,000 of which have been finished and are behind them, then the physical construction of the school. #peacecorps #zambia #communityschool #kaponaschool (at Nyangombe Village)

Masau on his way back from the borehole with some #H2O. Ninth edition of #peopleofzambia. #zambia #peacecorps  (at Minga Stop Primary School)

Masau on his way back from the borehole with some #H2O. Ninth edition of #peopleofzambia. #zambia #peacecorps (at Minga Stop Primary School)

If I don’t move he won’t see me… #neighbors #peacecorps #zambia (at Changwe Village)

If I don’t move he won’t see me… #neighbors #peacecorps #zambia (at Changwe Village)

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