Well, don't get too excited but I'm posting FROM HOME! Thanks to the Fulbrights, who weren't quite as beaten down about internet access as I was. Here they are, on Tabaski, in front of their house, next door to our house.
Jennifer and James, Hesperus, Etani and Athena. They live in Ashland, Oregon, when they aren't doing this to themselves.
When they aren't getting books published and sitting adorably on the couch writing an article about the giraffes, they are making sure their neighbors share in high speed internet goodness, convincing me to use more whole wheat flour and doing cool things like making this swing:
Jennifer's book, Why Do Babies Do That, is featured on Wondertime.go.com and you can read about their adventures here in Niger at literarymama.com