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Category Archive for 'Burkina Faso'

Comfort Food

A few of Beth and Piffle’s comments on my recent posts triggered some Africa memories. I don’t remember Burkina Faso in big chunks but in bite-sized morsels…here are a few. My mother made it her goal to try every weird Burkinabe food (well, okay, so it was Haute Volta when we first moved there…but the [...]

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I clearly picked the wrong country to live in. I should move right back to Burkina Faso! Amusingly enough, they’re not wrong about the way that many African men find large women attractive. I’ve lived in several different places where there were large numbers of African immigrants. The only time I get hit on by [...]

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Where it all started

It’s funny, really, that M. of Diapers and Dragons posted an entry today about feeling flabby. It’s funny because I’ve had a little post bubbling around in my head about a question that’s perplexed me for a long time…when did I really START feeling fat? During one of my summers home from college I was [...]

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Five Interests Meme…Part 1

This was a getting-to-know-you meme originally posted over on my Livejournal, I think. It goes something like this: Comment to this post and I will give you 5 subjects/things I associate with you. Then post this in your LJ and elaborate on the subjects given. It got long. Really long. So I’m going to deal [...]

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