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More yogic wisdom, now applied to dating.

The sages always remind us that everyone we meet is a teacher. As you can imagine, someone like me might take great issue with this sort of sentiment. However, as with so many of these (not so) petty annoyances in … Continue reading

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A letter, #3

So I am sitting here reading this article for a class I am taking, and though the article is pretty lame, I just had to laugh. I totally thought of you. This silly vapid wannabe scholarly article made me think … Continue reading

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Pay it forward.

Storage units are funny things. I mean, not really funny like haha. Funny like they are metaphors for a lot of shit. I actually hate storage units. I mean, the idea that we have too much stuff to keep it … Continue reading

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State of Emergency: Have you heard it all before?

  This week was the “week of action” organized by the California Teachers’ Association, which included a series of demonstrations, protests and rallies. While in some ways I find this kind of grass-roots action inspiring and invigorating, I found myself … Continue reading

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“You forgot ugly, lazy and disrespectful.” Or, the teacher crisis in America.

You are destroying America. Yeah. Look at you, with your chalk-stained irregular blouses from Loehmans, and your Hyundai with its powered steering and its wind shield. I guess bugs hitting you in the face doesn’t cut it for old Mr. … Continue reading

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I need a job and you should really hire me. Here’s why:

I am a teacher. I mean, I am a lot of things, but one of the more significant ones is that: Teacher. There are all sorts of teachers. In fact, some of my most influential teachers have not been found … Continue reading

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Getting Out of India: As always, it’s what you take with you that matters.

Varkala Beach is a really beautiful place and I was glad to be there reading and sitting in the sun and eating tandoori paratha and fresh fruit and listening to music. But then two things happened. For some reason unknown … Continue reading

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