a guest post by Steve Hovda, my dad
Simple math would have solved the problem but in haste I proudly made one of my first purchases at the grocery store after our arrival in Cape Town, South Africa, a small box of Grape Nuts…for about 110 Rand, or $9.00 American. And so, it begins.
This was not the only faux pas, as my wife will be quick to interject. Learning to drive a stick shift from the right side of the car on the left side of the road through roundabouts, U-turns, mountain switchbacks and construction zones provided dozens of amusingly, terrifying moments. The simple task of ordering shawarma in the Market (Think “some of each” at the Mongolian BBQ.) produced a cuisine which burst with flavor, to put it euphemistically. Continue reading In Search of the Elusive Photograph