The first thing I thought of when I saw the tsunami headline was, "I hope Neneng-girl's friends are all right." They are not my friends yet because I have never been to Indonesia, but I feel as if I know them. Turns out that when she called to find out if everybody was okay, they didn't even clue in as to why she was calling. "Oh, that was miles away from us," they said. "We're really busy with this art festival." Neneng-girl thanked me for asking. She said that it didn't even occur to most of her other friends.
I suppose I had better attend the $20 yoga class to benefit tsunami victims this Sunday. I do not have much money but I have more than just about everybody in Indonesia.