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exploring Old Delhi

This evening, the residents of Chez E-45 decided to go on an excursion to Old Delhi. It was absolutely mind blowing. We were fortunate to have David, one of our housemates, to lead us. David has lived in India a … Continue reading

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Chants sans Paroles (Songs without words)

I realize there has been quite a dearth of musical posts, and there is a reason for that. Every time I go to a concert, I am so overwhelmed by everything I see and hear that by the time the … Continue reading

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meeting in the market

I was in the open-air market by my house today having a healthy haggle with a merchant over some silver bangles. Two women walked up to look at bangles as well – one was a beautiful girl about my age … Continue reading

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Malhaar

(backdated from Sept 2) It is 1 AM in Lajpat Nagar, on a warm night at the end of the monsoon season. All is quiet except for the occasional boom of thunder and the sound of the rain that washes … Continue reading

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community.

Today is the first day I feel like I’m actually in a groove. Everything is set up, I’m establishing my routines again, and I woke up feeling like things were under control. I’m finding that one of the main differences … Continue reading

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frames of reference

I’m writing this from my new apartment! It’s been an exhausting day of moving in, figuring things out, buying stuff, trying to find an internet cafe, waiting for all the pieces to lock into place – the regular things that … Continue reading

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Getting to Delhi

I am in Delhi! It’s been amazing so far. I left Bennington, Vermont after an absolutely incredible week on Sunday around noon, drove all the way to Newark, partly in a torrential rainstorm, and then got onto a fourteen hour … Continue reading

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