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 !”
When you get to the point where your half-and-half starts to smell "off", when you make your next drinks you…
A top-tier journal said they want to call attention to #tribal concerns in human diversity #research BUT don't want #Indigenous scientists to pen the commentary...
...bc we are "perceived as having a horse in this race". So they want a non-tribal person to speak for us. 😡 1/5
Prbly worth reading if you're inclined to believe that journalists & newspapers are infallible & responsible // Misquoted and misunderstood: Why many in the search community don't believe the WSJ about Google search https://searchengineland.com/misquoted-and-misunderstood-why-we-the-search-community-dont-believe-the-wsj-about-google-search-325241
My parents used to teach me table manners "for job interviews" and that's hilarious now because it's 2019 and job interviews aren't formal lunches, they're telling a computer you have no emotional needs and then peeing in a cup to prove you know how fast you metabolize weed