21 September 2006
Also the internet is not working.
I am consciously trying to relax. No schoolwork tonight, even though I have a long list of things to do tomorrow. I got many emails today about my work this summer and I miss it. I turn out to still be the contact person for several projects. For many reasons, it would be hard to turn them over to anyone else. I’ve got to see if there is anyone who will fund me to continue my internship, because as I’ve mentioned, I need cash. Law school is insanely expensive.
While here, though, I have a few things to say. I still haven’t gotten over the beauty of hot water. I am taking far too many showers because it is so very nice to stand under the hot. I don’t care what they say about how hot
Also, there are far too many things to buy in this city. I would like to decrease by 4/5ths the number of stores with temptingly-placed merchandise that I pass every day. And I don’t even walk past the store areas that often. It’s just on principle. The less there is looking all appealing in store windows the less I will need to spend and the happier I will be. It’s actually a good thing that it is getting cold, because I can’t afford to replace all the summer clothes I had to abandon in
- My realization that I never wore them, even in
where I had few other clothes. Liberia
- My realization that the rainy season had destroyed them with rust stains.
- My realization that Joseph had destroyed them by washing them with a red shoelace.
- My realization that they had become all stretched out and unwearable by being washed by hand.
So no short sleeves left for me. Although I also realized that I have too many clothes, they are just not clothes I can wear to work. Not in the