Uganda Journals

Nancy Reagan Advices to Just Say No

A February 2008 trip to Uganda by jjackman

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Quote: I will be writing about the experience of eating a common snack of grasshoppers in Uganda.
Orgasmic Bliss Photo,
When I was in 9th grade I ate an earth worm for extra credit in a science class. Being that it was worth 100 extra credit points and the mounting pressure from my classmates that had already eaten one I chewed it up and swallowed the little guy with little to no hesitation. Peer pressure is often an amazing incentive and eating a grasshopper here in Uganda is of no exception. I did my research on Uganda before arriving and thought that I was relatively educated on the culture and food; however no where in any of the research were grasshoppers mentioned. In a conversation one evening Daphne asked me if I had ever eaten an insect. I told her my story of the earth worm. She looked at me in...Read More