Author Archives: mab86@duke.edu

Drink Milk

Although my teeth have safely navigated metric tons of the small stones frequently stored in cooked rice here in Indonesia (i.e. they don’t wash their rice very thoroughly), a hidden bone in a piece of chicken thought to be boneless … Continue reading

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Survey Design

Developing questions for community hairdressers: CH1. Do you prefer to cut hair 1. Evenly across the head => QUESTION CH3 2. Illogically and/or arbitrarily 3. Other ___________ CH2. Why do you cut hair in this fashion? 1. No/poor training 2. … Continue reading

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Roving Groups of Locals Love Asking For Pictures With Me

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Disaster/Recovery

I’ll open the discussion with a photograph from the slopes of Mount Merapi, an extremely active volcano on Central Java, Indonesia that erupted late last year. The tile floor displayed was previously at the bottom of a house; most of … Continue reading

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