Monthly Archives: November 2011

In Which I Talk Turkey About Consequences of Yoga


Poolsisia… Silioposa…  Liopoasis…  Ever heard of these words?  Nor I, but they sound pretty cool.  I made them up in order to distract myself from what’s bothering me.  They’re anagrams of a word I just learned (I’ll give you a … Continue reading

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When Worlds Apart Become Worlds Within


There’s a moment, when you come home from a trip to another country, that you’re not quite sure where you are.  You look around and you see familiar sights – the green couch in the living room, the Giant supermarket … Continue reading

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On Medical Brigade in Guatemala – Part Two of Two


See Part 1 for the introduction and background information. Our daily program Each day, Monday through Friday, we visited a different Mayan village (except for Tuesday when we worked out of the clinic in Quetzaltenango).  We’d leave our hotel in … Continue reading

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On Medical Brigade in Guatemala – Part One of Two


Last month, in the highland village of Chiriquiac, Guatemala, I met a young Mayan woman, dressed in traditional clothing – an embroidered, multicolored huipil (blouse) and a thick cloth skirt held taught by a woven sash wrapped around her waist … Continue reading

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