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The Whisper and the Echo

Here is an offering that comes from Nic Askew, an extraordinary filmmaker, poet, philosopher and observer of life.  It struck a chord with me, especially Nic’s reference to our yearning for something already here. A man looked for meaning. For … Continue reading

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Bookends

We are on our way home, tired and full of the wonders of Asia: Japan, India, Nepal and now South Korea, it has been a grand tour and adventure. It did not occur to us when we were making our … Continue reading

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The Five Imperatives

As we began our road trip from Delhi to Agra a month ago, our guide told us drivers in India need five things: good eyes, good brakes, a good horn, good luck, and lots of patience. Now, as I reflect … Continue reading

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Mystifying Varanasi

It is now two weeks since we were in Varanasi and I’m just feeling able to write about it. I don’t know what I expected. A spiritual revelation? A mystical experience of an ancient ritual? We joined the host of … Continue reading

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Nagarkot Nepal

As I write, the rain is pounding on the tin roof of the patio outside our hotel room so loudly we can hardly hear each other speak. We have just returned from a thirteen kilometer walk up and down the … Continue reading

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The Mumbai Laundry

The only indication this is a laundry are the two dozen or so pairs of jeans laying on tarps on top of the cars along the narrow road. We are in one of the better slum areas of Mumbai scattered … Continue reading

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Rajasthan Road Trip

I have so many pictures in my head of the sights we’ve encountered on our week-long car trip from Agra to Jaipur, Pushkar and Udaipur – the tiny twin temples in vivid pink and purple in the middle of nowhere, … Continue reading

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