Tuesday, January 24, 2012


Tenzin Angmo and Her Grandmother in Thiksey, Ladakh, 2008

This photograph was one that I took after spending some time in grandma's house. Tenzin was wearing her favorite hat. The hat came from Arcata, and she wore it everywhere.

I spoke with her father, Thupten, today. Tenzin received the jacket and boots that we sent to her. Thupten said that there is much snow this year in Ladakh. That is good because the glaciers have been shrinking at a very alarming rate. Almost all the water in Ladakh comes from glacier melt, and once they are gone...