Actually, there were more than several monkeys out in our front yard this afternoon. And they're kind of creepy! Some are over 4 feet tall when they stand up. I'm quite content to hide in my house and take pictures of them with my zoom lens, thank you!
This tasty snack is made by first soaking dahl (which is like dried beans or lentils) in water and then grinding them to make a paste. Chopped chilis, curry leaves, and salt is added to the mixture. Then fry in oil until dark brown. Yum!
I had been wanting to try making wadis the traditional way, by using a grinding stone to make the paste. You can check that out here. A friend taught me how to use the grinding stone and I'm really pleased with the result. Woo! It does takes a long time to do it properly. But well worth it. I can seriously appreciate having a blender in the future.
I was rather delighted to find this article in my inbox today: 10 Ways to Photograph Food . It provided me with the much needed inspiriation to complete my photography class homework.
A poster announcing the funeral for a young Sinhalese boy from our neighborhood. On the morning of the funeral, the family members and all of the mourners walked down our road, accompanied by kandyan dancers playing drums and other traditional instruments. He was buried in a cemetery nearby.
I've had a long and busy week that involved sewing, studying, unexpected company, taking care of sick friends, and then being sick myself. But I've still been taking photographs! Here are a few to catch up:
Isn't this one fun?
Silly Kacey! My, isn't she talented?
The little water monitor hiding out by our back porch.
My name is pronounced ron-juh-nee. I'm 22 years old and I'm learning that I have a lot to learn. Here you can read about my photography & travels, and venture with me on my humble journey to be a light in this world.