Monthly Archives: December 2011

9.10.10

Dear Mum and Dad, I am in fact good, though my tummy is not the happiest right now – not that you want the details.  I also had a weird thing happen where last night it was hot so I … Continue reading

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Divinity School

Hi you.  It’s funny, I was listening to my dad answering the phone and my mom being on the other end calling from the office, and he says “hi you” or “hey you” pretty much the exact same way that … Continue reading

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A saw-whet owl and other small wonders

Hi mum and dad, Just really quick because I am on a limited time internet usage – I’m doing wonderfully.  Took Jon up to Pine Mt – didn’t see anyone, but got to share the ledges, blueberry picking and Chapel … Continue reading

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Laxmi’s Dance

Merry Christmas!  These are some of my favorite photographs from my trip with the dZi foundation to Solukhumbu.  The dancer is a young student named Laxmi Rai.  This dance was incredible!!

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Domestic Details

Dear Mum, Dad, and Mandla, Hi!  How are all of you?  How is Seattle these days?  Mandla, it was wonderful to talk with you on your birthday!!!  What did you end up doing?  I hope it was a good day … Continue reading

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Shhh! No laughing in the library!

July 31, 2009 Alden – You almost made me laugh VERY loudly in a library that’s definitely NOT designed for loud laughing.  Grin.  Thanks for your email.  It’s good to hear from you and know that you’re still alive and … Continue reading

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Solukhumbu and Khotang Bonus photographs

Rai Mother and Child dZi Foundation sponsored my trip to Solukhumbu and Khotang and aided with the toilet project, the development of school PTAs (Parent-Teacher Associations), the distribution of scholarships and the construction of school buildings.

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And now I’m back to let you know I can really shake ’em down!

July 22, 2009 Ah.  The good old US of A.  And I am here in it once again.  It feels strange and strangely good to be back – I’ve had the moments where it’s felt like I didn’t leave, but … Continue reading

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figuring out life (and other minor details)

7/24/09 timi kasto chhau (how are you)?  ke gardaichhau (what are you up to)?  I am so curious about how you are and how life is – moving, work, your family back in Balkot, missing mat, being in kathmandu, all … Continue reading

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uncomplicatedly

11 July, 2009 I’m in the office, and it’s a beautiful morning in Kathmandu.  We went to Bishu-ji’s yesterday evening, which was lovely.  She was so happy to see Nicky and Nicky to see her.  I think today will be … Continue reading

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