World Love (Open Our Borders)

immigration-laverrue

Above: [Image Source] I find it interesting that the 2014 World Cup, which has reached a record number of viewers, is being played amidst an immigration crisis in the United States. The timing is almost poetic. As we Americans begin to embrace a world sporting event, one which in the past we…

Love’s Witness

IMG_0070

Yesterday we went to the Indian market as a family. It is a trip we take about one a month where we stock up on all things Indian from spices to legumes, flours and vegetables, hair oil and incense. I discovered the market within a few months after I moved back to…

Our (not so) Little Secret

We have a secret, a not so little secret — Karan’s family does not know about our relationship, at least not officially. Yes, it has been two years, but before you can understand why they don’t know, I need to tell you the backstory. Karan, as you know, is from India, not…

The US Embassy Should Read My Blog

YearOfTheRat

The US Embassy, Consulate, Immigration Department and general Powers That Be should read my blog because if they did, they would know without a doubt that our case is real. No woman that I know of, especially not an American one, would put up with the conditions here under false pretenses. In…

The Test of Time

time-warp

In 36 hours I will be back in Santo Domingo after nearly four months apart. In that time, our love has not faltered, our commitment has not wavered, and we have never had reason to fear. We have had our doubters and I’m sure we will continue to have them. But, time…