Category Archives: Exploration

The Source: Bodh Gaya (Expat Week #080)

It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell. ~Buddha   For more than a year, I have … Continue reading

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Home and Yellowstone (Expat Week #076)

Where we love is home, Home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.  ~Oliver Wendell Holmes August found me taking a trip home to Chicago with a side trip to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. The trip was … Continue reading

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Cloud Forest (Expat Week #070)

Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet. ~Roger Miller The bright light clattered into my room, an atomic sun dispersed by suspended water droplets in every direction, an all encompassing light wave that crashed over me and left me … Continue reading

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Seeing Without Seeing (Expat Week #065)

Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others. ~Jonathan Swift Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. ~Confucius I have been struggling with writers block the past few weeks. It wasn’t until a few days ago … Continue reading

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Kathmandu (expat week #058)

I think I’m going to Katmandu. That’s really, really where I’m going to. If I ever get out of here, That’s what I’m gonna do. K-k-k-k-k-k Katmandu. I think that’s really where I’m going to. If I ever get out … Continue reading

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Speed of Time (Expat Week #057)

How did it get so late so soon? ~Dr. Seuss   I can hardly believe I have been living in India for a year already! Somewhat Ironically, I crossed the year mark back in the US on a business trip. On … Continue reading

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Encountering the Buddha (Expat Week #056)

Truth is truth no matter what religion it comes from. ~Patricia Rotman   Moving to India, I had some expectations. I expected a lot of time to explore the inner workings of my soul and put to rest much of … Continue reading

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