Category Archives: Tribulations

Entertaining annoyances.

The Honest Truth

I want to make something clear: I love India. I love the people, the culture, the country. But I don’t always like them. So for the benefit of hopeful exchange students, future travelers, and the like, I’m going to give … Continue reading

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District Conference Fun

Here’s a glimpse for you of my life in India. I’m home alone, working on math (the only graduation requirement I haven’t filled yet). The house is quiet. Suddenly, a noise like a motor starts up, and I jump out … Continue reading

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Typing Something

Okay, I know, I’ve been back for 5 days and I’m only writing a new post now. I really did try to start one before, it just wasn’t working out. I had to think about every word before I put … Continue reading

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There is no free parking in Minneapolis

They’re called the Twin Cities, but if they really are twins they are clearly fraternal. Saint Paul and Minneapolis share the same river, the same weather, and the same big University.  One might also mention that they share the same … Continue reading

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Today I went back to school! Well, I also went back to school last Monday, but when I arrived there on the back of my host dad’s bike, the gates were shut and locked, (yes, we get locked inside the … Continue reading

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*disclaimer* this is not a blog post

This is a blog post about why I am not writing a blog post. Lots of cool stuff has happened in the last few days. I even made videos of some of it which I will post on YouTube at … Continue reading

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Avinu Malkeinu vs. the Oreos

I never actually thought I would come to this, to laying curled up in my bed cradling my phone in my hand, listening to YouTube videos of Yom Kippur services and searching for one that sounded like home. Okay, the … Continue reading

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The Foreigner’s Regional Registration Office and its Respective Malfunctions

I had to get up this morning and go to the Foreigner’s Regional Registration Office again to try and get registered. Guess what? I didn’t get registered. Surprise surprise. Here’s the full story: At the airport, the very chatty and … Continue reading

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In case you didn’t get the memo, I’m in India this year! I left Monday night and arrived Wednesday morning, but about 10 hours of that was time change. My flights went well. The first one was packed full, so … Continue reading

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Neopolitan:  Vanilla, Strawberry, Chocolate.

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