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The Decision to Stay

The Decision to Stay

This post is dedicated to Stephany Kecy who always seems to have my back on social media! (fixed the misspelled name) She asked me whether I had made my decision—was I coming back to Westside or not? I thought I had posted about it, but I haven’t written any sort of thoughtful explanation or reflection. …

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Levadot Latviju

Levadot Latviju

Entering Latvia 2 August 2017 We took a taxi, then a bus, then a plane, then a taxi, and finally Ansis picked me up in the center of Riga at a lovely Hindu restaurant called the Bhajan Cafe. It was an exhausting day, but other than missing our first bus to the airport, rather uneventful. The …

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A Week of Goodbyes

A Week of Goodbyes

I feel so loved right now. That’s a nice way to start a conversation, isn’t it? Feeling loved, lucky, at one with the omnipresent universe that surrounds me. Despite any setbacks, I have to say I had an incredible week or so of goodbyes that I could not imagine having been any better. I say …

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Moving to Latvia: Part 1 “The Plan”

Moving to Latvia: Part 1 “The Plan”

He’s Leaving Home I was trying to go to sleep to be fresh and ready for Wednesday. I have an early morning AP Comp class, but something inside of me just needed to write. I have been contemplating how to phrase all of what I am feeling for weeks now, and I suppose it’s time …

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December 29th: Gaismas Pils and Beef Cheeks

December 29th: Gaismas Pils and Beef Cheeks

Gaismas Pils On Wednesday, at least I think it was Wednesday (time is moving in such a strange direction), I was invited to Gaismas Pils, the Latvian National Library, to see the first publication of one of the books that I helped to edit. I helped with the English version of the summary titled, “Intangible …

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