Author Archives: Karen Ray

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Getting the Word Out

Gearing up for the our clinic this weekend in India. Lots of logistics. We’re working in a cluster of five tiny villages close together, two of them named Kanai. Total population of 4,000. We will be using the school building … Continue reading

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Is it is Jet Lag? Or is it the Senate hearings?

Here I am newly arrived in India enjoying my favorite things about travel. Yesterday I did some learning at a grocery store in Jodhpur. Cake mixes give directions for baking in a pressure cooker, since Indian kitchens do not include … Continue reading

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Adventure Sports: Hang gliding to shopping.

“Is hang gliding the one that looks like a parachute?” asked the young woman at the lunch table. “No,” said Sandra Grantham with authority. “A hang glider is more like a kite and you are suspended horizontally underneath. You control … Continue reading

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So before departing for India I’m sleeping extra, packing thoughtfully, and making sure the details of my life are in perfect order before leaving for a month. Right? Wrong. I am spending a wonderful few days with Elizabeth Gilbert—Eat, Pray, … Continue reading

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Glasses for India

It’s been awhile hasn’t it? What have I been up to? Quite a bit, actually. This makes me chuckle, since I’ve encouraged a foreign-speaking friend to zap “actually” out of his vocabulary since he uses it so much. “You actually … Continue reading

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