Vicky is a wonderfully gregarious woman. She has a broad and warm smile and is able to chat on and on about nearly anything, while also making sure to listen to others. Vicky is a Swede. In fact, she was the first Swede I have met, though I did not meet her in Sweden. Vicky lives in Burma and we became friends largely due to … Continue reading Where are all the Vickys?
Culinary transitions are one of the most noticeable aspects of moving around the globe. When I was in Bangladesh as a Peace Corps Volunteer, I transitioned from the US, with always available anything, to a land where the seasons dictated the menu. It was my first time fully being immersed in how seasonal changes impact not only the clothing that I would wear, but also … Continue reading From Rice to Bread