I've always wanted a set of matching luggage, and now I have one!  Perfect for mmmBELLYmay land-they can be thrown into the back of a pickup truck, they keep rain and dust out, and they fold down really nicely. These plastic bags are the best.  Ok, I don't use them for airplanes anymore, but for […]


Every time I come back from a trip, it's very polite to have inexpensive gifts for all my friends. I was driving out of Ouagadougou, with just enough time to get home before dark, when I realized that I hadn't bought any gifts.  Oh no!  Catastrophe! Then I drove past this pile of watermelons.  Watermelons […]