Monthly Archives: February 2015

Shifting and the rain

February 28th, first rain of the season. Nice smell, wet grass, a dash of wet dust too. It will clean the streets a bit. It will create havoc for some who live on the street or in the blue tents. … Continue reading

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New house with wet kitchen

We are moving. The noise level, which as always been a problem, has become unbearable, day and night, and will not get any better for years to come. We do not, cannot sleep well, which is affecting our moods. We … Continue reading

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Let me make a few enemies

Dear neighbor, You said I pay my cook too much. Let me tell you what’s on my mind right now. I don’t pay her “too much”. I pay her whatever I please. And I believe that a hard-working woman who holds … Continue reading

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Finding Nemo

Being an expat is not all fun and games (hearing about your father in the hospital through Facebook isn’t ideal), but it’s not exactly horrible either.  One of the perks for many of us is the ability to travel to places … Continue reading

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The street corner

This is not the greatest picture I have ever taken, but I love it nonetheless. It represents India’s daily life. Not the beautiful exotic women wrapped in saris, not the sadhus on a quest to a better (after)life, not the … Continue reading

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