Africa is very different from the States. For one thing, it's an early to rise, early to bed culture, meaning that by 5 or 6:00pm the shops shut down and everyone goes home. I've adjusted pretty well to African time, but when I first moved here it took me awhile. During the day, I usually stay pretty busy, but the nights can drag on and can get pretty boring. My roommate Keri and I, have our comfortable nightly rituals, such as . . .