When seen through an Indian’s eyes, India looks very different from the promos one sees internationally. It’s not about the monuments, it’s about the moments.
Tag Archive for India
Of life, death and living
1991, 1997, and then again in 2011, I’ve experienced a sudden rush of overwhelming grief. This year, though, it’s been followed by the realization that death can come unannounced to anyone, anywhere, anytime.
I will miss you, Nani
My maternal grandmother passed away on Saturday. I don’t know if there is a heaven, but I hope she has gone to a happy, pain-free place. Love you, Nani.
World Cup Discoveries
India wins the Cricket World Cup after 28 years and I discover something startling about myself.
A patriot’s story
A soldier stationed on the border is passionate about protecting his country. Why can’t all of us be as passionate about preserving this planet?
Marital rape — an oxymoron?
Is marital rape a myth? Some people would like you to believe it is because a woman, when she gets married, loses her right to say no.
The abnormal child
Why can’t we let people decide who they want to love and be with? Isn’t it an intimately personal decision?
The ties that bind
An ode to a friendship that has crossed the line into kinship.
See you on the other side
As I bid adieu to 2010, I hope you’ll take the time connect or reconnect with my musings. It’s been a wonderful ride and I look forward to your company in 2011.
‘Tis the season when people get all politically correct about saying “Merry Christmas!” when it really isn’t (or shouldn’t be) that big of a deal.