Monthly Archives: November 2013

the (sure, why not, go on) home stretch

It’s hard to believe I’ve nearly completed my first year of teaching – both in my Peace Corps service and in my life. Looking back to my panicked preparations in early January, I chuckle at my whizzing thoughts of terror: … Continue reading

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ode to the olde: part two

Spawning off of the previous post (and the real reason for the sequence’s title), a recent walk with Baba, insightful and compelling as always, helped to shape my thoughts on this paradox of necessity and desire and how it relates … Continue reading

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ode to the olde: part one

“That dress is so 2012.” “You have a landline phone??” “Why isn’t there a McDonald’s on this corner?!”  For the past 16 months in South Africa, and arguably much longer, I’ve been doing some quiet thinking about a few of … Continue reading

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