bugged by beetles

this time of year is a trying one for me. the insect population seems to be higher than any other part of the year--and there is not a lot i can do to keep the annoying arachnid, cursed coleoptera, or disgusting diptera out of the house. it has become a habit of mine to read … Continue reading bugged by beetles

peace trees (warning-graphic)

**warning-this post contains photos of a slaughtered calf-consider yourself warned** recently i was given the opportunity to attend the re-activation of a peace-in a nearby village. i, of course, took the opportunity to attend this gathering of elders and to be able to see first hand some karimajong tradition. as portrayed in the first photo, … Continue reading peace trees (warning-graphic)