Stories tagged “fun”
A short, humorous essay about spending Halloween in Chicago with a Burmese monk. It was the monk’s first introduction to our curious tradition, and he not only reveled in it, but thought it was immensely helpful for Buddhist practice.
Momos: Tibetans love these small, steamed dumplings. They’re particularly popular in Dharamsala, India, where many Tibetans live in exile. In this story, we hear that in exile, Tibetan cuisine can’t avoid mingling with the flavors of India or escape the influence of Western tourists.
A popular night class at the University of Memphis teaches adults how to — among other things — neutralize their drawls and y’alls. Instructor Michael Hall works on eliminating Southernisms and developing a clearer, more Midwestern speaking voice.
The Alexander Griboyedov served as our floating hotel as we cruised from Moscow to St. Petersburg on some of Russia’s most picturesque waterways. Along the way, we discovered a country still exploring its new freedom.