Karmic Return

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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

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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…

Remote Rescue

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Above: I have set up a donation site to help with the costs of this rescue. If you would like to help please click here. The last couple weeks have felt like I was in the middle of a tornado, tossed about. In my post of Sept. 7th, I thought I was…

tigeres

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i walked with you through the garden of uncertainty where the weeping willows sway, where the sun stays trapped in twilight — we interlocked. we waited while the armies marched, while the sirens sang, and the waves threatened to crush the rocks. we waited until the fog sliced; till the sun showed…

The Extra Lap

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Above: Odysseus strengthening himself against the sirens. [original source] After writing the last post the magnitude of the situation really hit me and it felt like I was in a runaway train, speeding down the tracks, about to crash into another train if the tracks weren’t switched. How could I bring all…