An Ode to Pickles
Pickles are like guidos.
Some are green and sour (like after Karma),
Some are limp and mushy,
Some are salty and sweaty (ew!),
Some are cocktail size,
Some are too big and full of themselves.
A fried pickle = tan and juicy.
Husband material, legit.
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Weekly Awesome Senegal, part V
Volunteers in the Tamba region of Senegal took the fight against malaria on the road, biking to nine villages with messages about preventing and treating malaria. Knowing that some volunteers bring a variety of surprising talents to country with them, they decided to make the project as inclusive as possible. A “tam-tam” drum, used to get everyone’s attention and bring the villagers to a centralized location, opened each event. The volunteers introduced malaria concepts with skits, then asked a community health worker to do a health talk about malaria and to answer questions from the villagers. Finally, the volunteers demonstrated how to make neem lotion, a natural mosquito repellent made from cheap, readily available ingredients and the leaves of the neem tree.
Presidents and chancellors of the Big 12 schools voted this morning to invite Texas Christian University to join the league, according to two-well placed sources.