Take the leap.


As November comes to close, we will have been on the road for seven months. Our self-appointed residencies in Sikkim and in Nepal now behind us, our touring-Asia-with-dialogue project has hit a milestone of sort. In these two-step-forward, one-step-back processes of moving around, figuring out as we go what we do, and what we share, we've become more aware and clear about what we are doing. The … [Read more...]

So, what is Modern Sikkim?

It's been more than a week since we finished Modern Sikkim, a series of conversations about what it means to be in a growing place, with an identity vague and yet-to-be-determined as "Sikkimese" today. We've been mulling over the impact and meaning of what we've done in the last five weeks here, and are struggling to find the right word to describe the urgency we are feeling. Not to change the … [Read more...]

Do we need Internet to make friends?

We're all excited about Tuesday, November 13 for our next roundtable, "Do We Need Internet to Make Friends?" Victor Jimenez, podcaster and bicycle expert, is one of our guest panelists. Watch for more in the coming days! Now, don't forget to go VOTE tomorrow and get Obama in there. ---DK Sell Tickets Online through Eventbrite … [Read more...]

Reading from The Dive, a memoir

So I've probably mentioned to you in person somewhere that I've got this new memoir, The Dive. I totally tried to do a virtual reading but some interesting and awkward things happened. Like, technical fail, for one. But for two, it wasn't the same because it wasn't in person. This time, for Take 2, I'm doing a small reading for just 8 people or fewer who sign up to be there. Since it's going to be … [Read more...]