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Where’s the curry?

There is no such thing as curry. India is not the land of curry. Curry is not the national dish of India.  You cannot buy a jar of curry powder. There is no curry here. This is only half true. … Continue reading

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The limp nuggets

It took 10 months and a trip back to Texas for us to consider that maybe it’s time to reintroduce meat into our diet. This also probably comes from the fact that although we have a cook who comes twice … Continue reading

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Six months and a guest post

Six months ago today, we landed, not on the Moon, but in India, which is about the same for an American!  We were in completely unchartered territory, but with the help of some amazing people, first at the Taj Vivanta … Continue reading

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Expat cats and Camembert

Our big cat is getting fat.  She wasn’t small to begin with and even had to go on a diet before boarding the plane since “(cat+carrier)<18 pounds”, or we couldn’t take her as carry on.  But she slowly packed those … Continue reading

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The simple act of grocery shopping

No more getting a seat at the dinner table and being served.  We now have to go grocery shopping if we don’t want to starve.  A hundred years ago, it was “you eat what you kill”, it has become “you … Continue reading

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