Monthly Archives: January 2015

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A Hindu high caste wedding involves 4 to 5 big invitational events, so it helps to be wealthy. When in India recently, we stayed at a hotel that was hosting several such events – one on each night we were … Continue reading

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Kingdom

She never knew her father. She was raised by her mother and grandmother. At 12 years of age her mother hired her out to earn money for the household. She worked at the plywood factory from morning until sundown. She … Continue reading

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Enemies

Winter Break is a time of celebration in this part of India. Competing parties play music on overstressed speakers at the loudest possible volume. It continues pounding late into the night. The festivities below our hotel window didn’t end until 1:00AM … Continue reading

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Outside

We cut the cable last summer. We could no longer justify a monthly bill for entertainment channels that did little more than entice us to waste our time. We still have Netflix and some free airwave channels (37 of them … Continue reading

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