Here I sit, vaguely dissatisfied with the design of this blog, and wondering if I should buy a laptop too, so that I can tap out nonsense wherever I may be through the magic of Wi-Fi, and then I read this

Mitch Gartenberg knew children in other countries sometimes swarm Americans asking for candy or money, but the former Syracuse University employee was surprised by children in Kenya who begged him for pens. Gartenberg said that when he was traveling through Kenyan villages he was struck by the sight of children doing homework on the sides of their homes- literally. He saw some children using rocks to scratch into the walls of their homes, he said.

Imagine going through life with nothing to write with.

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