Every now and then I guess we all think realistically about that day when we...– From Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Drum Major Instinct” sermon, February 4, 1968 Audio recording here. (A little inspiration for you on a Sunday morning.)
Driving in Burundi. Ain’t no thang. Bikes are everywhere here. Everywhere. But the hills are too. So bicyclists just latch onto the back of semis (whose drivers they pay a small fee) and … off they go.
mmarosz: “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking.” — Steve Jobs, 1955 - 2011 (via Deutsch Design Works)
This American is so not an idiot.
To tell you about my trip to Malawi, I need to start with my exit from Burundi. You see, it initially ended rather abruptly — very much due to my own mistake. This American (as well as two others that I ran my itinerary by) naturally treated 01:25 as 1:25 in the afternoon — not the morning. So my first journey to the Bujumbura airport was greeted with laughter as the soldiers out...