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Come with me to India for a few minutes.

  “What do you mean we cannot use the school?!”  Lokendra Singh Rathore, cell phone to ear, paces the dusty road in front of the primary school in Nimbera Khurd, a village of 819 souls in Rajasthan, India. Even in … Continue reading

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I give up!

Those contact lenses have been sitting on my counter for months now. Truly. I’m going to do it, I’d tell myself. I’m really going to do it. But every morning there’s something more interesting, or more pressing, than sitting in … Continue reading

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The Case of the Missing Contact Lens

Where the heck is my contact lens? The left contact lens. I know. You thought I’d conquered contacts back in the fall. Unfortunately I miscalculated the winds and wilds of Patagonia. When you’re staying in one room with six women, … Continue reading

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Contact lenses: One week check-up

Last minute prep before Patagonia. Lots of trips to REI…twice a day for a week. Got the extra passport pictures. Copies of the passport. International Health certificate. Converters. Neck wallet. Smart Wool everything. Borrowed hat from Belinda. Borrowed poles from … Continue reading

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Tale of Contacts

Saturday morning…pressure is on. Manhattan Beach Vision is closed for the weekend so it’s do-it-yourself contact lenses. After a good bit of poking and prodding the right one goes in. Like riding a bicycle, or a pirouette, you can’t force … Continue reading

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