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Orphanage Video Slideshow and Update

Posted by on May 10, 05:02 PM
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Orphanage Slideshow

Update from India: a fifteen minute slideshow just released from the mission cooperating with the Servi Domini Orphanage. A few of these photos are Randall’s and have already been featured on the blog.

Also, an alternative option for those who wish to support the orphans.

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A Last Farewell

Posted by on Sep 25, 04:55 PM
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“Aṭutta muṟai varai, India!”

I hugged my sisters goodbye, and latched up my trailer for nearly the first time in six months…

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Bye Bye, Palayamkottai!

Posted by on Sep 5, 05:04 PM
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I clipped my trailer onto the rear axle with bits of rusty wire – I had long since lost the original clips – and saddled up. As I left the Priory grounds, the familiar clatter of the bullock gate passing under my wheels caused a mixed emotion of regret and exhilaration…

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Singamaparai Simulacra

Posted by on Aug 27, 09:37 AM
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An hour’s intense drive north of Palayamkottai — along narrow streets packed with dhoti- and sari-clad Tamils, animals (mostly domestic — plenty of ‘holy cows’), autorickshaws, motorcycles, and crowded, horn-blaring buses — lies the tiny village of Singamparai.

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Classroom Capers

Posted by on Aug 23, 10:59 AM
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Teaching is a challenging affair. But despite its difficulties, trials, and exertions, mine was a wholly positive experience.

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What About the Other Brother?

Posted by on Aug 15, 10:21 PM
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Although his pen has slumbered, his legs have been exuberantly wakeful; and it’s been an exciting three months since last we met…

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Getting a Good Soaking in Chiang Mai

Posted by on Jun 17, 07:44 AM
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The weather was overcast and refreshingly cool relative to the south of India, and the aroma of lime leaves, blooming flowers and several memorable Thai delicacies wafted through the air, bringing back fond memories tinged with a touch of melancholy.

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Ride Statistics

Last Updated: Jun 26, 11:50 AM

  • Odometer: 46,033 km / 28,604 miles
  • Countries Visited: 30
  • Calories Burnt: 2,301,650
  • Near-Death Experiences: 6
  • Times Yogurt Spilled in Bar Bag: 4
  • Times Stolen from: 8
  • Flat Tires: 105

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