Monthly Archives: December 2011

Rebgong Holidaze

With the exception of an extremely relaxing Saturday spent with visiting friend Kelly, this past week has been one of the most insanely busy in memory. With the approach of exams, the week’s holidays and their attendant celebrations, so overwhelmingly … Continue reading

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Appearances

Number 2 in a never-ending series on what the !*&^@#*& are people thinking? I’ve recently been thinking about what other people think about me. I am not doing so out of egocentrism, per se, but rather due to the bizarrely … Continue reading

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Cold

Winter blew into town a few days ago, riding at full gallop over the grasslands, peaking over the mountains and swirling ferociously into our sheltered valley. Winter came unseen in the depths of the night; come morning, the temperature dropped … Continue reading

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Risky business: How to die in Rebgong

On Saturday morning, I awoke to pleasant rays of sunshine, reflected off the gleaming rooftops of the monastery, refracting through my window and bathing the room with a glow that could only be described as “happy” (to take a note … Continue reading

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