Monthly Archives: January 2012

:: more than stories ::

We’ve been back at home for more than a month now.  Our bodies are not confused by what is day and night anymore.  Our schedules are changing and we are trying to make sense of our new routines. As we … Continue reading

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Metalwork : Scindia School

Lucas especially enjoyed going to the Metalwork classroom to learn and ended up doing some projects.  Siena also went a little but mostly at the beginning of our stay there. Arun was so nice to Lucas. The students were always … Continue reading

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Teaching Physics in India

Mark was teaching Physics to 7th, 8th and 9th grades, in India, at The Scindia School in Gwalior.  I think for Mark, this was a different experience than he expected.  Or I should say, at least for me as an outsider, I think it … Continue reading

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:: this moment ::

A beautiful and fun Friday ritual. Inspired by SouleMama. {this moment} – A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and … Continue reading

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India: ‘Medical Services’ from the outside

This post is dedicated to my family. I have lots of members in my family who work in ‘medical services’.  My dad is an OBGYN doctor.  Two of my uncles (my mom’s brother and my dad’s brother) are medical doctors … Continue reading

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Doors in India

After a while I started taking pictures of the beautiful doors we passed by in the different cities and towns in India.  Here are some of them for us to remember. These here below are from Amber Fort and in the … Continue reading

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:: What I’m missing from India ::

Living in a different place, you make your house, your home. We lived in a house the school gave us for the time of our stay in Gwalior. We made it ours, and made it work with what we had. … Continue reading

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: kids in India :

Living in a boarding school for four months we saw kids every single day.  Lots of them.  The school has students from 6th grade through 12th grade, 600 students, so we saw them all most of the day, at least … Continue reading

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{ snow day }

The last week here in Portland has been very cold, on and off.  And we’ve had warnings of snow falling.  But where we live it’s not that high so we don’t get to see lots of snowflakes, even when other … Continue reading

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Namaste : Welcome Home

Welcome Home is what I saw and felt when we arrived in Portland, and after two long days of traveling we were ready to be home. A month today, has passed since we arrived home and it seems as if … Continue reading

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