Anjuna, Goa Tales #6–Sugar, and cats, and building OH MY

Things in the jungle are moving along.  We have just completed TWO weeks in our month of no wheat and refined sugar and the three of us are feeling great.  Amit has moved FOUR belt holes (by day 12, actually) and Oshanna has reported feeling like she has more energy and she’s losing weight.  Cravings … More Anjuna, Goa Tales #6–Sugar, and cats, and building OH MY

Giving Thanks–Memories of an Expat living in Anjuna, Goa

It’s Thanksgiving, everyone!  Happy Turkey Day!  Today is the day that I miss America the most.  Being an ex-pat in a tropical, foreign culture has perks like swimming in the ocean in the middle of what would be winter, but it also doesn’t have things like mimosas all day, or hot cider by the fireplace, … More Giving Thanks–Memories of an Expat living in Anjuna, Goa

Anjuna, Goa Tales #4–A lost Expat

It’s been almost 2 months in mother India.  I’ve officially graduated from running countless laps…..wait, was that 23 or 25? UGH!………around the obstacle free soccer field I found as my initial salvation, to running all around the streets of Anjuna.  It’s great freedom, for sure.  I’m getting to know the shop owners by name as … More Anjuna, Goa Tales #4–A lost Expat

Anjuna, Goa Tales #2–Making a Home as an Expat

Early morning in Anjuna is muy tranquilo.  The sun is hazy, as if the eyes of light are only small cracks, barely awake.  The humidity is tolerable but nudging its sticky back around the corner quickly.  Peacocks roam in the neighboring fields, bobbing their heads above the grass, while making the strangest sounds. When I … More Anjuna, Goa Tales #2–Making a Home as an Expat