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A Cave, Canyon, and Churches in the Rain

I missed the nightlights at Colchis fountain but not the opportunity to stand on the wet stones in the roundabout and watch the water shoot up between the golden animals: large horses on top surrounded by animals in tiers, inspired … Continue reading

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Shadows, Sunrise, Stalin, Snow

Awake and surrounded by darkness, I turn on the TV to watch a minute of a mustachioed man run a marathon, like an Indian version of Forrest Gump, to let my eyes adjust before walking into the dining area for … Continue reading

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2017 Reading List

I spent a good amount of time in my textbooks for various homework assignments (some of which I posted here) and reading all types of articles online along with partial books when in the campus library between classes. I am … Continue reading

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America as an Empire

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace,” said Jimi Hendrix, an influential rock guitarist, in the mid-twentieth century.5 The world is far from realizing this utopia as children still fight over ownership … Continue reading

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Practicing Selfies by the Dead Sea

I woke up at 7 am to Julie’s snoring and me rolling over wouldn’t help so I shut the door on the room we were in and went to the couch till 10 am when she would wake me from … Continue reading

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