The New York City Attitude

After a year, I’ve synthesized it down. What it is that I don’t like about New York. My normal caveat, of course, that this only applies to me. My dislike of NY doesn’t mean you have to dislike it to. Strangely, I’ve found many New Yorkers...

Time and Memories

Time flows unevenly. It’s pace depends on one’s place, locale, and also on oneself. Buddhist teaching says that time can be observed in its most subtle, tiny vibration from within your own body. Your state, your soul, strongly effects how time flows...

Press Conference – Jakarta Style

This is a bit outdated – but fun nontheless! Enjoy. — Everyone was going – and, of course, I was invited. Kehati was participating in a press conference to announce a partnership with Indonesian online gaming company UniPin. Essentially, UniPin would...
Being a Future Leader

Being a Future Leader

It does sound a little pretentious. Future US Leaders, most of us coming off of lowly internships, not even having finished graduate school. Yet here we were, in Japan, guests of the Japan Foundation, who’d paid for all 14 of us to visit Japan for 10 days. For...

Leaving Indonesia

From KLIA LCCT, Malaysia View Larger Map This morning, I left Indonesia, and am currently in-transit to Japan. It’s hard to put into a single post what my experience in Indonesia was. The two months were full of experiences, many personal, that forced me to...