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A Challenge

I’ve been given a challenge. We’ll not so much a challenge as an insightful suggestion. After spending nearly 4 months in India, writing about some of my most meaningful experiences several times a week, I’ve now slipped back into the sometimes-comfortable, sometimes-overwhelming pattern of my final semester at college. Still grappling with reverse culture shock, … Continue reading

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Ringing in the New Year

Hello again! Sorry for the big unexplained hiatus over Christmas and New Year’s Eve, I’ve been traveling with my family since the 26th to Galveston, Texas and Cozumel, Mexico. We returned home late a few nights ago to Boston after flight delays in Houston–with the temperature jumping from 70 and sunny to 30 and slushy. … Continue reading

“Reverse-Culture Shock”: a little perspective
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“Reverse-Culture Shock”: a little perspective

As the semester came to an end our conversations naturally centered around our excitement about going home: What’s the first thing you’ll eat when you get back?             Who are you most excited to see?             What will your pets do when you walk in the door?             How nice is it going to be … Continue reading