Linnea Ashley on February 28th, 2006

This was written by Octavia Butler in 1998…the truth in it is staggereing: Choose your leaders with wisdom and forethought. To be led by a coward is to be controlled by all that the coward fears. To be led by a fool is to be led by the opportunists who control the fool. To be […]

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Linnea Ashley on February 27th, 2006

Here I am in the most developed country I’ve visited in quite a while and for once I NEED to stand out so that i can arrange formal/informal talks as part of my obligations as a rotary scholar. But here, in the midst of English speaking zed, I am the least “interesting” I’ve been in […]

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Linnea Ashley on February 27th, 2006

I have a friend who jokes about being a miscegenation. He contains multitudes and adamantly refuses to be put into a little American box meant to define him The zed, at least Auckland, is a lesson in that same kind of hybrid. On campus, very few people check a single box. This afternoon while lolling […]

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Linnea Ashley on February 25th, 2006

Niue From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Niue Flag of Niue Official languages Niuean, English Capital Alofi Head of State Elizabeth II New Zealand High Commissioner Sandra Lee-Vercoe Premier Young Vivian Area – Total – % water 260 km² 0 Population – Total (2003) 2,145 Establishment – Date Niue Constitution Act 19 […]

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Linnea Ashley on February 25th, 2006

Despite Mardi Gras, New Orleans Struggling By RUKMINI CALLIMACHI, Associated Press Writer 16 minutes ago NEW ORLEANS – They’re throwing Mardi Gras beads again — so many strands, they’re landing in tree branches and getting snagged on the trellised balconies of the French Quarter. You’ll find them adorning the arms of Spanish statues. Tourists are […]

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Linnea Ashley on February 25th, 2006

so friday night i decided to go to this concert. i met this english sista in the park on thursday and she was teaching me to poi (long chains with balls -sometimes on fire- on the ends that you swing and dance with) when we were approached about this concert. the flier grabbed my interest […]

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Linnea Ashley on February 24th, 2006

look what one of my friends discovered…you rock man! 2 entries found for Nauruan. Na·u·ru   Audio pronunciation of “Nauruan” ( P )  Pronunciation Key  (nä-r) Formerly Pleasant Island.     An island country of the central Pacific Ocean just south of the equator and west of Kiribati. Inhabited by a population of mainly Polynesian ancestry, Nauru […]

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Linnea Ashley on February 24th, 2006

NWA…it was walking past me at a clip and I couldn’t resist but to reach out so I could get a better look. The guy wasn’t European…maybe pacific islander – I’m not clued in yet on who looks like what except that apparently I look Fijian.   Anyway, below the bold letters, white against a […]

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Linnea Ashley on February 23rd, 2006

*lets begin with some definitions shall we. boob in the first context refers to my ample boosom. bras in this case refers to the shopping excursion for, shall we say corrals for said ample boosom, that i shopped for before i departed for nz. boob in this context is an idiot. that straight let me […]

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Linnea Ashley on February 20th, 2006

Today was a lounging kind of day. Different from the last few in that I’ve actually been in my room for a few hours – in that I plan to cook dinner for myself. Even so, it has been event filled.   I rode my first bus. I don’t know why that is a big […]

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