The dogs hang out on my couch when I’m working. During video conferences complain if they aren’t there.
The are young girls who are staying with the nuns (probably to get an education, or maybe because their parents can’t support them). Like the monks, they go out to collect donations and food every day.
Note the diesel generator in the distance. Many buildings have them for when the power cuts out, which can happen several times a day. Between that, and the removable concrete caps for the drains that most side walks have, and the businesses (phone stores, food vendors with tables, nut vendors, betel nut venders…) on the side streets, it’s often easier to walk in the roads, especially on the smaller streets.
There’s a bit of sunlight in this photo, but it comes and goes. It’s the beginning of rainy season, which means that every day comes with occasional drizzle and periodic downpours (and we’re talking “the heavens open up and throw out the bathwater” downpours) that may last anywhere from five minutes to half an hour. Combine that with the drains and everything else, and obviously the street and sidewalks can get ripe.
Most everyone wears flip-flops or sandals. You take them off when you enter a residence (and then promptly rinse your feet in the bathroom).… Continue reading “Yangon: Nuns, Streets, and Shoes”
Freedom Cafe, Yangon, Myanmar
Another #LaConner #sunset
Today’s #joinindaily theme is “Horses And Equine Family”
I’m cheating here, I didn’t take this, my grandfather did. That’s my aunts and my father; you’ll see the family resemblance. Not sure who the boy is.
Today’s #joinindaily theme is “Hills And Mountains !”
Today’s #joinindaily theme is “Down On The Farm !”
It’s all about love, compassion and simple human decency toward each other. https://t.co/ffOgAp7v05
I'm happy to say this again and again for anyone who needs it. #foodstamps #facts
ITS NOT FOOD "STAMPS" ITS A PRELOADED CARD W PURCHASE RESTRICTIONS.
YOU CANNOT TRADE OR SELL "FOOD STAMPS" bc the CARDS CAN'T BE SHARED.
ONE CARD PER HOUSEHOLD.
ANYTHING NOT FOOD GETS REJECTED.
Dennis Turner, the Orlando cop who arrested a six-year-old girl, has previous complaints for use of excessive force.
He was also once arrested & charged with aggravated child abuse for beating his own 7-year-old-son and investigated for assaulting his ex-wife's boyfriend.
And that's EXACTLY what the arguments against impeachment I'm hearing from the Left are.
Oh, things are shitty, but they're not quite shitty enough for ME personally. Not shitty enough to take the risk. I mean, I'm not being oppressed, so keep your head down. Wait it out.