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Republic Day

So many holidays, so many celebratory days, so many religious days, so many reasons to party! Today is Republic Day. I, like many, thought it was the same as Independence Day. Wrong again. Republic Day commemorates the Constitution of India, … Continue reading

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Sucked back in

I just came back from a month in Europe. And yes, someone died. Honestly, I was ready to stay behind. Driving again, understanding food in the grocery stores, being able to comprehend every word said around me at any time … Continue reading

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Happy belated birthday India

Yesterday was India’s Independance Day, or equivalent of the Fourth of July for Americans, or Bastille Day for the French.  India is 68 years old.  We didn’t see any fireworks, nor military parades, but we saw quite a bit of … Continue reading

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Two bicycles and a pooja

Yeah, we bought bikes.  Cycles as they say here.  A pink one with a front basket for me, and a yellow one with gears for him.  We are giddy!  We refused to go to Decathlon, a French sports equipment store … Continue reading

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