Indiana is passionate about the environment and its relationship to people. One of the issues she is most concerned about is sharkfinning, as it is a major problem in her home country, Costa Rica. She has been involved in organizational roles at her school such as MUN and Women's Week. Some of her goals for next year include adapting to a new environment and learning about a new culture and language. She is most inspired by what she learns from the people who surround her.
When I was young, I wanted to save the world. Before falling asleep I would lay in the darkness of my room hearing the movement of my fan as it rotated in uncoordinated circles. I didn’t know how I would create this change, but I imagined myself there, anywhere, feeling the splendor of…
01 June, 2016
There is this window in the room. It covers a large portion of the right hand wall and consists of three sliding planes which can be moved to one side or the other…
08 February, 2016
Chutney: ½ cup of grated coconut 2-3 garlic cloves ½ teaspoon of salt ½ teaspoon of chili powder 2-3 small chunks of tamarind Some water Grate the coconut (you may buy pre-grated coconut but fresh is best). Throw grated coconut, garlic cloves, chili powder, salt and tamarind into a blender. Add a bit of water….
10 November, 2015
These are some pictures I have taken of Mandula during our first month in India. Through them, I hope to show and share a little of it. Happy Birthday, Mandula.
16 October, 2015
Amongst the city span there are children who seep out of every niche and corner. Silent they are as they approach you with outstretched arms and haunting, wanting eyes. It is not until after that you notice the pitter-patter of their teensy bare feet as they trail along behind you. Pit-pat-pit-pat-pit-pat. Almost a nonexistent sound yet…
25 September, 2015
I come from a land where beneath the surface of the ground there is rich, terracotta colored clay. It is clay that when walked upon adheres to the bottom of your soles and if those soles just happen to be bare, well, you will find your feet to be tinted red. In this same land from which I come…
27 August, 2015