Karmic Return


Above: A picture of Karan’s mother when she got married. Her stern look has always frightened me. After a stressful summer I thought I had put all the drama in India behind us. This past week we learned that was not the case. Karma, is a concept that originated in India and…

Missing Pieces


Above: Karan in traditional Tamil Nadu dress. It’s been 2 1/2 weeks since Karan has returned to the United States and I must admit that I have been languishing in it, unwilling to share him with anyone. For you see, when I write this blog I do just that — I share…

Love Marriage


A few months ago an Indian woman that I didn’t know asked to be my friend on Facebook. This was on my personal profile, not Amor y Sabor’s Facebook page. This happens a lot actually because of the blog and I usually accept because I consider all Facebook to be public anyway….

New Year Biryani


From the beginning of our relationship, whenever I asked Karan what he wanted to eat, he would invariably say “biryani.” It was a joke, of course, because he knew I was unfamiliar with this dish even though I was fairly familiar with Indian food. So this was a common exchanged between us…

Wet Night, Sunny Morn


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…