The Power of Baby Powder

–By Krupa Patel– Many things have changed about my life since I got to Indonesia. Most regions in the US like my home in the Northeast have a cool fall, cold winter, warm spring and hot summer. However, now I live in a country with 3 seasons: really hot, really really really hot and hot while…

Searching for the semangat

He took off his wire-rimmed glasses, drew his hand across his face, and breathed out the Bahasa Indonesia equivalent of “This is horse hockey.” He had left his class in a funk, not so much frustrated as deflated, whoopee cushion-style. As he walked among cracked concrete and posters for field trips long past, he recognized…