Leaving Early and Final Thoughts

Due to circumstances and bad timing, I’ve had to cut my time short in India. I’m a bundle of emotions. And, as I sit here in my hotel room on my last night, listening to the loud honks and revving engines outside my window, I can’t help but think how much I’m going to miss the […]

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Commercial Street Chaos

Yesterday Maddie and I went to Commercial Street without any expectations or preparation. I figured it would be a street filled with busy markets, but I didn’t anticipate the chaos and packed alleyways, nor the people trailing behind us yelling, “ma’am, look here, ma’am,” every minute, trying to get us to buy their products.

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Avasar, Instant Best Friends, and Feeling Famous.

“We are like a candle–a candle has the ability to give light and it can glow, but it [needs] some match box light. That’s sort of like Avasar,” Pavani told Maddie and I after we asked her, Swathi, and Shivu how Avasar has made a difference in their lives.

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Realities and Realizations

The past few days have been challenging. They’ve been filled with frustration, anxiety, and doubts. I’ll be honest, I’ve failed to post something because I was feeling defeated. And this defeat is hard to explain. I don’t know if I’ll be able to completely express the feelings–both physically and mentally–that have been running through me, but […]

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