Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Child of Missionaries: Reflection, June 2007

This is a reflection that I was asked to write for a publication put out by the United Congregational Church of Southern Africa.  It was also published in Disciples World. I watch the red earth puff up in little clouds … Continue reading

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Time Carries on….

…. and the leaves that are green, turn to brown” 21 June, 2007 I have been 23 for two weeks.  I feel like I’ve been ready to be 23 for ages.   Wry smile.  A funny feeling.  It’s an actually cool day today.  I mean really … Continue reading

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Which way the wind blows

Hello again!  Let’s see….  It’s a hot Saturday afternoon in June.  And I’m sitting on news.  Big news.  Since living in Kalimpong for the first five months of 2005 during my study abroad, it’s been my dream to work with … Continue reading

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How Many Roads?

June, 2007 Greetings!  Vannakam!  Namaste! So much has happened since the last time I wrote.  So much!  I cannot write about all of it or nearly all of it.  Things were hard at Pannai before I headed up north to … Continue reading

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Transitions: Away from MBKG Pannai, Mid-May

Dear Mum and Dad, You are both so amazing and wonderful and supportive and non-judgmental.  Wow.  Thanks to both of you for your wonderful emails sharing your thoughts, feelings and experiences.  After my two weeks in Kalimpong, I’m really seriously … Continue reading

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Why I want to work for Pitzer, May 2007

Namaste Mike-ji and Margie-ji,        Jaatinai hunuhunchha?  Greetings!  I hope this email finds you both well.  Margie, it was wonderful to see you (for far too short a time) in Kalimpong when I was back visiting.  Mike, the families I … Continue reading

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Photos from Kalimpong, 2007

I have a wonderful selection of photographs from my visit to Kalimpong and Darjeeilng in 2007 that I am eager to share! 1) Views of the hills; 2) the pigeons my family raised (my first week as a student was … Continue reading

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Visiting my Kalimpong Host Family, May 2007

Now, April, 2011, I read back over this letter I wrote to my family four years ago, and I am flooded with the desire to head back to Kalimpong once more.  Kalimpong was the first place that I lived out … Continue reading

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India once more, March 2007

14 March, 2007 I am exactly 9 days from the 6 month mark of my time here in India. Crazy, isn’t it. And I’m continuing to learn and grow and fit (and not fit) into this community. It’s getting hotter … Continue reading

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