Go, Don’t Go

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Above, statues on a temple in a village in India. My last post started with the reference to two days and here I am again. This time it is two days from now that Karan embarks to a visit to his home country of India. Since my last post I had envisioned…

Indian English

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The term “Indian English” is a real one. It refers to the adaption of English by Indians but I should have named this post “Karan’s English” because not only does Karan speak Indian English but he has adapted his own version of that. This makes for a comical conversation at times to say…

Wet Night, Sunny Morn

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Last night we went out to meet the Tamil/Dominican couple we first got to know on my last visit. The power went out yesterday about noon and as of 7:00 it still had not returned. So we had to get ready in the dark, using the flashlight from Karan’s cell phone to…

Journey (back) to the Mysterious Island

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Image above is CGI island from the movie Journey 2 Perhaps it is the poet in me that sees metaphors everywhere. It is a way to process, assimilate, what I experience. A couple of days ago I took advantage of the $1 summer movie deal at the local theater where they show…

Weekend at Grandma’s

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Last weekend Karan went with his family to visit his grandparents. It’s a 4-5 hour trip by bus from Chennai. I took these screenshots while I talked to him on my iPod (I was lying down in my bed so I look really strange). I like them because for the first time…