Tag Archives: arranged marriage

a novel argument against “love Marriage” from Nepal.


Summary: Nepal has a system in which people get either an “arranged marriage” or a “love marriage.” This blog was originally written in 2012 but I dusted it off due to new developments. (http://www.myrepublica.com/news/10604)   In 2012 I got some interesting … Continue reading

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The purpose of a Final Exam and other pedagogical mysteries


please take a look at my current blog, and consider subscribing The Party’s Over….. The Big Class finished the eighth of our weekly teaching sessions Wednesday, July 20. Sixty two nurses in attendance despite the heavy rain. The rain did … Continue reading

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Nurse wages in Nepal and the outmigration of Nepali nurses


3097 views as of March 30, 2015. UPDATED Update March 2015 If you are a nurse thinking of going abroad, it should be mandatory to view this video first.  go look at a very interesting YouTube clip first.  it will give … Continue reading

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Itching for something…..


An Ominous Silence? Okay, so I realize I have gone a couple days without an official blog entry…. Or an email to my support group ( that would be – you). I realize that if I ever truly get sick, … Continue reading

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“Joe! Stop and Smell the Incense!”


High Water Update Today the Bagmati River receded about a foot, but the rains continue intermittently, so the hundreds of squatters living in bamboo and blue tarp shacks on the river bank at Thapathali are still living a tenuous existence. … Continue reading

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