Journey to Two Temples

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It is a tradition in India, amongst those of the Hindu faith, to travel long journeys to special temples where they give their hair to God. It is a journey of self sacrifice that young and old make, a sacrifice performed many times in one lifetime. Because of this tradition, India has…

Clean Start

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Last weekend I didn’t talk to Karan for two days. This is unusual for us but I knew where he was even though he didn’t formally tell me. He had gone to temple. As part of the Hindu culture, men and women alike frequently go to temples and shave their head as…

Getting More Positive Every Day

Karan with my client's dog at the meeting

Above: Karan with my client’s dog at the meeting Tuesday we got up slow and then I went to check at the internet center about a meeting I had later that day. Karan went to call India and then check our back account to see if Friday’s deposit had cleared — this…

Not Yet

Karan calling India

Above: Karan calling India My hopes were high that this client of Karan’s would pay the 50% advance and thereby solve his startup cash problem but alas, nothing is that simple these days, especially here. I was unaware that this client had not previously purchased from him or I would have known…

Good News

India Bella, Karan's business

Above: India Bella, Karan’s business Karan got some really good news yesterday. Today he finds out for sure. One of his clients that has bought hair from him in the past wants a big order. It’s the Christmas season here in the Dominican Republic and the women all do makeovers at this…