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August 5, 2010 I am supposed to be meditating.  but so many thoughts run through my mind.  My mouth is silent, but my mind, well, my mind is not so easy to silence.  It will take more than simple determination.  … Continue reading

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Silence of the mouth and chatter of the mind – Vipassana Notes

August 1, 2010 Dear all, I am out of Vipassana.  It has been a week now.  Exactly, since the end of Vipassana.  There is so much to say.  So many things I thought of as I sat, my mouth silent … Continue reading

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Leaving Kathmandu again

July, 2010 Dear Mum and Dad, I’m sitting in a little cyber cafe in Thamel with a day full of social engagements to make.  Jon’s pawing through a little bookshop close by, but I was feeling a little worn out … Continue reading

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World Cup to Vipassana

July 10, 2010 Dear Mum and Dad, Thanks for the wonderful emails!  It’s so good to hear from youalways.  Always always.  Smile.  It sounds like you had a wonderful visit with Dan, Nancy Jenny and Jonathan.  Jenny and I actually … Continue reading

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a quiet moment in Kathmandu….

July 9, 2010 …Sort of.  Though there have been plenty of those these past days, busy though they are.  Jon and I are meditating regularly in the mornings, which feels wonderful.  And I am about to embark on a Vipassana … Continue reading

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Poetics

9/13/09 Hi love.  I was looking at poetry on the poetry daily website http://poems.com/today.php.  After flying home from NYC by myself today, I can’t wait until more of our travel is together.  Loving that we are aligning our lives so that, while … 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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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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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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