Six students from the University of Pittsburgh Honors College trek across Mongolia in search of illumination, perspective, and the perfect cup of Yak-milk tea.

Thursday, May 12, 2005

Oh, I'm sorry. I misheard you. I thought you said, "Beijing this time next week."

To answer your question:
The Lord of the Rings loves America and freedom, and I don't think I need to answer more of your questions on these here "internets." It's also one of my favorite books, lends itself to episodic reading, and comes with a neat little bookmark shaped like Richard Simmons' gold-sequined spandex pants.

    So, we're really leaving, huh? We're going to trek across the wastes of self-discovery, slog through the swamp of travel-related-personal-hygeine-lapses, skip merrily through the meadows of enlightenment, backflip through the thrice-dotted land of ellipsis, crawl tiredly through the no-man's-land of jokes that go on too long, sprint through the temperate wooded forest of abrupt endi

    Well, the flight is fairly early on Monday morning, so I'm going to be in Pittsburgh on Sunday. Anybody else? We should get together and do some tuvan throatsinging. Or, at the very least, ask each other if we like cheese.

    Does anyone know if any thought has been given to getting a University van from the UHC and driving from campus to the airport, keeping everyone together and giving us room to put all of our luggage? Ah yes, my love affair with the run-on sentence began in the third grade and still burns brightly today.