World Love (Open Our Borders)

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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…

The English Student

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Above: Karan’s notebook with his vocabulary words with Tamil translation written in its alphabet. It has been 2.5 months since Karan triumphantly returned from India, after so much stress and drama. We had hoped to move quickly down to Miami and begin the new chapter of our life together. Alas, Father Time…

Love’s Witness

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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…

Exodus

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ex·o·dus — a going out; a departure or emigration, usually of a large number of people One week ago today we left the Dominican Republic for Florida. I had planned to write an update long before this, even on the day of travel, but there was no time.p For us, this trip…

Vindication

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Above: Karan receiving the packet from the Consulate. In the Dominican Republic, progress is like trying to go up a slide that is covered in molasses. The amount of effort it takes it do small things is insane. People don’t keep appointments, answer their phones, the phones don’t work, the signal is…