Yesterday I took 37 children under the age of five to a farm located in the Nile Delta outside Cairo. The thing about field trips as a teacher is that they aren’t the fun break in the normal school-day routine that they were when I was a student.
In Paris it is easy to jump onto a city bus without paying. The metro, however, is impossible to cheat. So when I found myself sick from a vaccine injection without any Euros, I hopped onto a bus.
I once thought of you On a road towards Himachal Pradesh. Upon reaching a summit in the Himalayas, and once standing in front of the Taj Mahal, I thought of you.
I go by bus. The longer, the better.
“Those desiring to escape from suffering hasten right towards suffering. With the very desire for happiness, out of delusion, they destroy their own happiness as if it were an enemy. ” -Santideva, “A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life” Our skin has a wet layer of dirt and salt, and each minute the air … More Teachings with the Dalai Lama Days 1-3