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By: The Leftover Queen

Wed, 27 Feb 2008 17:08:45 +0000

Thanks Superchef!!! :) I don't mind the cleaning Maria, cause if I don't do it, it weighs on me and I can't relax until it is finished! I loved Hampshire, Lilian. It was a great place...what do you mean that you aren't surprised? ;) I would certainly encourage others to go there- you learn how to be self-sufficient, do your own research and find your own answers. It is a school for the thinking mind for sure. I guess I am compelled to help with Native American issues because they are the caretakers of this country. I care an awful lot about the Earth and environment and so do Native people, so I feel for their plight, because it is similar to mine. Not to mention they were sovereign nations and were treated as such when the "founders" of this country had dealings with them. It was not until this government decided that they wanted the land and resources where native people lived that they decided to illegally ignore those treaties and the sovereign rights of these people. I guess that is telling to me that if the government can ignore and infringe upon the rights of sovereign nations, who is to say that they will not infringe upon mine. Therefore I felt it was necessary to bring this to light and help them keep that sovereignty. Most of the recipes we made consisted of sheep and goat and fry bread. It was not the best food I have ever had, but it certainly kept me alive and going under the harsh conditions.

By: Lilian

Tue, 26 Feb 2008 17:56:49 +0000

So, you went to Hampshire... I can't say that I'm surprised (given what else you've revealed about yourself). What did you think of that school? Do you encourage others to go there? I considered applying to Hampshire (as it's in my home state and has a reputation for exceptional liberalism)--ended up going to Bard instead. You seem conscientious and altruistic. Why were you compelled to devote so much of your time and energy to helping the Navajo (as opposed to some other struggling ethnic group, or even another Native American tribe)? ...Did you learn how to make any traditional Navajo food while you were living on the reservation for six months? Would you be willing to share a recipe or two?

By: Maria

Tue, 26 Feb 2008 13:09:24 +0000

I'm glad I'm not the only one who doesn't like thongs or nylon hosiery! I could do with being more neurotic about cleaning. Cleaning the kitchen.. including dishes is my least favourite activity of all time I think. I love being in the kitchen ..and cooking..but I just hate the cleaning part. It's a downer for me because obviously I have to do it! I wish we had some of those non trans fat organic cheesy puffs here in Australia! I love your snack list. Very interesting MEME post Jenn! :-)

By: Superchef

Tue, 26 Feb 2008 00:59:00 +0000

:) got to know soo much more about u!! :)

By: The Leftover Queen

Mon, 25 Feb 2008 15:34:20 +0000

I know Valli - so many people swear by them, and I just DO NOT get it!!! Courtney! I just loved Hampshire - some of the best years of my life were spent there. I sleep a lot actually - so much so that I get made fun of often for it! I guess when I am not sleeping I am usually doing SOMETHING food related! ;) Thanks Ivy! Well if there is one thing I am good for - it is a laugh! Thanks Peter G! Yeah that experieince was incredible - in all the good AND all the bad ways! Yep I love my espresso machine! Totally Emiline - I am all about comfort. Thanks Kat! No way Roni! All memes are of the good. Thanks for tagging me! I feel like I am in a universe of memes right now!!! Totally Windy! Like I said, sometimes I want to chuck this baby right out the window! Hi Cakelaw! Yeah, I love bellydancing - the best music, great excersise and awesome costumes - it is awesome!

By: Cakelaw

Mon, 25 Feb 2008 02:25:21 +0000

I love the fact that you do bellydancing! When I lived in Sydney for 12 months, I did a 3 month course in it and loved it - such good fun.

By: Windy

Sun, 24 Feb 2008 15:58:41 +0000

Laptop as one of your favourite toys... for me, computer - love an hate relationship. Cool meme. :)

By: Roni

Sun, 24 Feb 2008 04:28:08 +0000

Aww man! this is better then my meme! LOL I was just tagged with another and am tagging you. SO if you are up for another one... Thanks for a great blog!!

By: kat

Sat, 23 Feb 2008 04:20:43 +0000

great meme!

By: Emiline

Fri, 22 Feb 2008 21:31:13 +0000

Good MEME! I hate thongs! I want to be comfortable. I'd rather wear giant, white, cotton underwear.

By: Peter G

Fri, 22 Feb 2008 20:26:06 +0000

Great to learn a few more things here Jenn. Especially about the Navajo reservation. And after many espresso machines, I agree, the stovetop cafetera is the best!

By: Ivy

Fri, 22 Feb 2008 15:39:45 +0000

It's nice to have learned more about you Jenn and see what a nice person you are. Me too, I laughed with the thong.