Hi Friends, I have a few weeks left in Tokyo, and have been preparing for my departure. There isn’t much to do really, because as you know, I already sold almost all of my belongings when I moved from Nihonbashi to Suitengumae. If you recall, three American guys came with an empty truck and cleared… Read More Rishikesh: Nothing and Everything All At Once
Dear Friends, Most mornings, I wake up early and walk from Bisma Street to Jembawan Street, which takes approximately fifteen minutes. Along the way, there is a rice field, a school, the outdoor market where vendors sell fresh fruits and vegetables, restaurants, gelaterias, cafes, small boutiques, and stray dogs that are strangely quiet. Today is a… Read More The Walk to Jembawan, no.3
Today’s been such a quiet day– quiet, but easy and relaxing. When I got home, I was thinking, “I have to write my glad list, but nothing happened. What will I write?” I wondered: Should the “glad” thing of the day be that it didn’t rain; or that my morning started with Tiease advising me to wear… Read More Glad List- #6
Hi Friends, As most of you know, when I moved to the U.S at eleven, I wasn’t very happy. It didn’t really help matters that I moved in the fall, and the temperatures were below eighty degrees, soon to be below seventy. It also didn’t help matters that I was a still developing (ok, not even… Read More The Glad List- #5
Hi All, Tonight, LD and I went to Daikanyama and Roppongi to “find life.” The night was going swimmingly well; first we went to Kin Folk in Daikanyama, then Agave Cigar and Tequila Bar in Roppongi, where three guys sat beside us, and I was chatting with the winning S, a Japanese guy with perfect English (lived in the Arizona… Read More The Glad List- #4
Find ecstasy within yourself. It is not out there. It is in your innermost flowering. The one you are looking for is you. – Osho Today, I spoke to my very dear friend N while on a two-hour break at work. We hadn’t spoken in eons, due to time differences, the general business of her grad school life,… Read More Osho Would Say “I Am the Black Gold of the Sun”… You Are Too.
Dear Friends, In less than eight hours I’ll begin my final day of work in New Jersey. Three and a half years of working and studying at an end (still can’t believe it). My boss threw a lovely farewell yesterday replete with champagne, an Eiffel Tower red-velvet cake, and many guests. Now, it’s time to… Read More Prepping For Paris