Life, Though a Book

Life, Though a Book

I scanned the entire bookshelf of the library at Birch Coffee, a true New York City gem. The sign clearly said, “Take a Book, Leave a Book, or just Take a Book.” I didn’t have a book to leave – though I was certain to bring one when I returned – but I...

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...

To Become…Veg?

From my friend Sofia – check out her blog, Flex Your Voice – she posts some great images and inspiring quotes.     I post this from a heavily meat eating country, Indonesia. Vegetables don’t grow too well in tropical regions (fruit does,...

Consuming = Happiness?

Returning back to school, and coming to Jakarta, has really forced me to think deeply about consumerism. Jakarta is a city of shopping malls – over 140, probably more than any city in America (unless you include strip malls). New York City, my home in the...