Tag Archives: transitions

Well, then. My work (t)here is done.

I once flew across the Pacific Ocean for a weekend just for the chance to meet someone. It was like, 26 hours in the air and 48 hours on the ground… and I never even met the man. Seriously. I … Continue reading

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Really? You took one of each dish?

Today I moved a whole bunch of boxes into my new apartment. This was a very satisfying activity (though of course it underscores a whole bunch more work that I need to do…) and I was reminded of all my … Continue reading

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When the le(a)vee breaks…

Goodbyes are weird, and that is probably in the best case scenario. People seem reluctant to admit the real possibilities that out of sight may mean out of mind for any number of reasons. There are also the residual effects … 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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And the journey continues, Chapter 4: Life Essence = Prana or Bodily Fluids? You make the call.

General Jack D. Ripper: Nineteen hundred and forty-six. Nineteen forty-six, Mandrake. How does that coincide with your post-war Commie conspiracy, huh? It’s incredibly obvious, isn’t it? A foreign substance is introduced into our precious bodily fluids without the knowledge of … Continue reading

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…something about my life…

I went to the doctor, I went to the mountains I looked to the children, I drank from the fountain There’s more than one answer to these questions Pointing me in a crooked line The less I seek my source … Continue reading

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He thinks I am The Shit, I know because he told me so.

A soul mate’s purpose is to shake you up, tear apart your ego a little bit, show you your obstacles and addictions, break your heart open so new light can get in, make you so desperate and out of control … Continue reading

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Exit Strategy.

The bar had character. It is why he went there. Truly, it seemed like this kind of a town should be filled with places that had character, but somehow when he looked around all he saw was a giant amalgamation … Continue reading

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One month in Hong Kong (well, actually 1 month and 2 days, but who’s counting?)

Okay, so finally… an update from Hong Kong, SAR (that means Speacial Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China for those of you who want to be in the know.) I can’t believe I have lived here a month … Continue reading

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Holy Shit! I just got my ticket to Hong Kong. It was the last available seat that I could use my frequent flyer miles on that would get me to Asia in time to start work on September 1, so … Continue reading

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