Isaiah Lewis

Ike Lewis is passionate about happiness. He firmly believes that the achievement of happiness and the spread of it to those around him is the end all be all of existence. He never doubts the power of a smile and thinks that humor is the most powerful tool to decipher the world around him. Ike loves american football, psychology, and the movies of Quentin Tarantino. His favorite quotes are "Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." - Ferris Bueller and "If Helen Keller had psychic ability, would you say she had a fourth sense?" - George Carlin


A Step by Step Guide to Crossing the Street

In America, 1. Walk to end of sidewalk 2. Wait calmly for pedestrian light to turn green 3. Look both ways 4. Cross street In India 1. Walk to end of sidewalk 2. Take a deep breath 3. Take a moment to repent for your…

26 December, 2016

Just Nap through the Explosions

Mortar Attack! What’s happening? Gas leak? Is Pakistan invading? At about 4:15am last night I awoke to the sound of explosions crashing around me near and far. I sleepily rushed to my window to see my friends and family gleefully setting off fireworks in the…

29 October, 2016


I'm truly home. I've left the safety of Panchgani and finally come to my home of 7 months, Pune. I live in the center of the old city, at the heart of the metropolis with an 81 year old ex-forest ranger, a 25 year old…

28 September, 2016

Just a Boy and his Magic Beans

I’ve just wrapped up my second day of In Country Orientation (ICO) at the Asia Plateau. The morning sun shines through the clouds with the deceptive brightness of an eclipse. Clouds fill the sky yet they seem to only magnify the suns rays. I’ve already…

30 August, 2016

The World is in Front of Me.

Panchgani, Asia Plateau Mahashrata, India I’m sitting, feet propped up on the ledge of a sixth floor balcony, looking out across the exotic flora. I guess It’s not that exotic though, in this land I’m the only exotic thing. The dense foliage from which a…

29 August, 2016

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