Monday, March 21, 2011

What have I been doing?

Certainly not much blogging! The muse just isn't there lately. Instead of composing blog posts in my head while I ride around on the back of a motorcycle every day, I compose the acknowledgement section of my dissertation (which I've only started writing in my head). I'm grateful for the help of many, many people. But I digress.

In the past 3 weeks I've:
-started a big experiment
-dealt with several extended power outages
-had no running water for 2 weeks due to drought
-had 2 different house guests back-to-back, followed by the arrival of Sam and Dr. K!
-gotten chased away from a site by bees
-spent all but two days in the field (15 days straight)
-gotten great encouragement and advice from Sam
-went swimming in a newly discovered (and safe!) place

My schedule is pretty well packed for the next 5 weeks, but I'm trying to find a few days to get away from Nyota and travel someplace new. I hope I can. I could use a little vacation.


Epiphron said...

I sympathize...I can't think of a decent blog post to write to save my life. Where we differ is that while your life sounds like it has been one giant clusterfuck, mine has been so boring watching paint dry sounds like fun.

Karina said...

I didn't mean to make my life sound like a "giant clusterfuck" but it has been pretty busy. It's nice to know I still have a few readers :-)

African Fieldworker said...

it sounds like things are going, busily but well. You should definitely take a bit of time to travel...I wish I'd done more of that during my fieldwork.