Language: reflecting cultural values

More and more I’m learning how very much the nuances in language reflect nuances of culture. I’m guessing the idea that languages often reflect cultural values is old hat to someone who studies… Read More

Monsoon Tales: Dancing Geckos and Vinegar

Gecko Flashlight Disco About two weeks ago, one of my closest Nepali friends broke the news that she’d accepted a new job in Kathmandu and would soon move. Celebrating life’s transitions seems to… Read More

Monsoon Tales: the journey is the destination

The sun shown bright and clear over Pokhara on a sticky July afternoon. Seven balmy days of sun erased the seasonal expectations from my mind. If this is monsoon, I thought to myself,… Read More

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