News from the Four Corners
Aamaa Shrestha Update
May 13, 2014 In
[ Pokhara, Nepal ] First, Aamaa’s health: She is healing excellently from the surgery: wounds clean & without infections, lungs clear, good appetite, talkative,...
There is No Movement without Rhythm
May 10, 2014 In
Photography & Video
[ Pokhara, Nepal ] A couple of days ago, riding my bike, I heard a loud “hey!” and turned in the saddle to find myself pursued by a shaggy-haired, swarthy man with...
The Transglobalist vs. The Sea of Stories
May 7, 2014 In
[ Pokhara, Nepal ] I’ve been posting a lot about the unhappy facts of my Nepali mom’s injury, and even more unhappy facts about the financial aftermath. In fact,...
The Transglobalist vs. The Family Farm
May 5, 2014 In
[ Pokhara, Nepal ] On the morning of Wednesday, April 23rd, seventy-eight year old Ganesh Kumari Shrestha—my Nepali mom, my aamaa—fell from her upstairs balcony onto a stone...
Friends & Family Update
May 4, 2014 In
[ Pokhara & Kathmandu ] Over the last two weeks, I have forwarded a spate of news your way, most of it bad. First there was the sudden descent into serious illness by skydiving...
The Story of Nepali Mother’s Day
April 29, 2014 In
[ Kathmandu, Nepal ] Happy Mata Tirtha Aunshi (Nepali Mother’s Day)! How did you celebrate? For my part I celebrated by visiting my Nepali mom in the ICU for a second...
And Finally, Some Good News
April 28, 2014 In
[ Kathmandu, Nepal ] T.I.N. This Is Nepal. It’s one of the first morsels of wisdom a veteran Nepali traveller will impart to a first-timers. Over the last two years, I’ve...
The Transglobalist vs. The Unitarian
April 26, 2014 In
[ Pokhara, Nepal ] I was recently approached by a most excellent friend1 to answer a handful of spousally-posed questions about skydiving and BASE jumping, with the answers...
The Transglobalist vs. The Bad News (II)
April 24, 2014 In
[ Pokhara, Nepal ] Not to pile on with bad news, but I just needed to share this burden. Please bear with me. When I went downstairs yesterday morning to update Pramod on Mike’s...
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