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On being a foreigner

by Kim April 10, 2013

Traveling has taught me what it feels like to be an outsider, to miss being in a place that I just intrinsically understand, a place that I can effortlessly move through without having to double check that I am adhering to the cultural norms.

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What to do about beggars in India?

by Kim March 24, 2013

What is the right way to deal with beggars in India? Should you give money? Food? When are you helping and when are you feeding the cycle of corruption?

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Cow Chasing and the Mystery of Grace

by Kim September 30, 2012

A story about chasing down a runaway cow and the mystery of being blessed with what you ask for.

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Volunteering abroad: sometimes you receive more than you give

by Kim September 23, 2012

The other night, after a long day at our volunteering gig, a fellow volunteer, who knows I have this blog, asked what I would be writing about my experience volunteering at Arte del Mundo. I told him I’d write the truth: that I’ve had a great time settling into Banos, that I’ve loved meeting and spending time with the other volunteers, but that the actual act of volunteering has been somewhat hard for me.

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The yellow envelope project: round one

by Kim July 29, 2012

Before Brian and I left home to travel our friends gave us an amazing gift. “As you travel the world we want you to make the world a better place,” they told us. We call it our Yellow Envelope Project.

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The gift that changes everything

by Kim May 6, 2012

Last week Brian and I received the most amazing gift and it has truly changed the way we are looking at our trip.

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Help bring Eli home

by Kim April 25, 2012

Please read this very important story and help bring Eli home.

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A story of loss and love and illness

by Kim October 9, 2011

Please read and help my friend Will who was recently diagnosed with cancer. He has no health insurance.

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