Tag Archives: Transitions

A Humid Glaze to the Kathmandu air

July 16, 2009 Dear Mum and Dad, Hi!  It’s another hot sunny morning in kathmandu, there’s a humid glaze to the air today.  We haven’t really gotten as much rain as we need – the rice fields are pretty dry … Continue reading

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Letters

I step out of our apartment into the heat and clear skies of a Kathmandu July morning.  The clouds will soon gather on the horizon against a sky that actually boasts of blue.  This season brings color and a glistening … Continue reading

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More Adventures

March, 2009 What is it about a place that makes it home?  I would certainly say that it’s the people.  As I prepare to leave San Francisco for the next adventure, I am fortunate to be able to look back … Continue reading

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February Blues

February, 2009 Nicki, Hi!  How are you?  I’m sorry I have been out of touch for so long.  I was supposed to be hiking this week but between a cold, lots of rain and family in town from the east … 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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Summer Days and Queen Anne’s Lace August 2008

August 6, 2008 Namaskar.  Hi.  Hello.  What do we say here?  Good morning, perhaps.  It is still morning.  I write from Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin where I’m staying temporarily with my parents as they prepare to head out to Seattle, Washington where they have managed to land … Continue reading

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Return to the land of my parents’ birth: July 24, 2008

Dear Sam, Being back in the States is indeed insane!  I miss you and Nepal.  I’m sitting in our family friends’ house where my brother’s been staying for the summer.  Mandla (my brother) and Theodora (his girlfriend) are down at … 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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Simi Gaun, July 10, 2008

July 10, 2008 Jesse, I returned from Simi Gaun yesterday.  I am going to sit here in this silly cubicle in an internet cafe and cry because I was so sad to leave and walking down the trail to the … Continue reading

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