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ALUMNA BLOG: On Assignment in Indonesia - What's Crackin?

December 14, 2010

Category: Alumni, History & Politics


Ebersole

by Lauren Ebersole '07 ;

A belated Happy Thanksgiving to one and all. I had a wonderful Thanksgiving feast, filled with rice and chicken. If you close your eyes and imagine hard enough white rice still tastes like white rice. I was able to make the chicken taste like turkey, not that impressive of a mental feat. I did have a fleeting moment of Thanksgiving-ness. I went to a house warming party and I was sitting on the floor in a circle with a group of women from the village with a spread of food on the floor. For a split second I thought "Well this is kind of like a Thanksgiving set-up", but I was jolted back to reality by a very dense dessert made of cassava which reminded me nothing of pie. Anyway please do not feel bad for me, I survived and appreciate stuffing all the more. My very loving siblings did taunt me with leftover stuffing over Skype, discussing how much was leftover and how delicious it was. Now is the appropriate time to feel bad. Read more...


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