Category Archives: San Francisco

The sloshing of a washing Machine

18 November, 2008 Namaste. Hey! How’s it going? Sawubona.  The moon is waning tonight in a clear sky that’s black for once instead of orangey-fog-reflecting-city-lights. What a day it has been. What a week. What a month. What a year. … Continue reading

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Missing Kathmandu: September 08

A note from 2011 – Jonathan and I have been in a relationship now for over two years, having gotten together in Kathmandu in the summer of 2009.  We studied abroad together in Kalimpong in 2005, and Jon did a … Continue reading

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The Magic of Library Cards, August 2008

Namaste sabailaai.  How I miss the ring of Nepali in my ears.  I have found a store on Haight that sells jewelry and where I was able to excitedly exchange a brief conversation in Nepali with the two Newari men from Kathmandu who run the shop.  It was … Continue reading

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Goodbye with Sunshine and Tears, July 2008

Dear Shawnrey, It’s been a long time since I’ve written and I’m hoping that this is still your email address.  How are you?  Where are you?  I just saw the beautiful facebook picture of you and your niece/nephew?  So wonderful!  … Continue reading

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