A Spicy Story: The Mouse and The Cottage

I was living in rural Nepal, in a village called Odanaku, or Oda for short. To put it simply, Oda is remote. From Surkhet, the closest proper city, it is roughly a twelve-hour Jeep ride and two hours of walking to get to. There, I was working with The Oda Foundation’s education department. My responsibilities … Continue reading A Spicy Story: The Mouse and The Cottage


To my family, hello. Thank you for reading this and supporting me with this and every other project I’ve asked for help with. Your unwavering support is overwhelming and I am forever grateful for the hours you’ve spent editing various papers for me. For anyone else reading this who isn’t part of my family, I’m … Continue reading Intro