I Won’t Be Skinny for my Wedding but I Don’t Care

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In less than 2 weeks I’ll be married. Well, technically, I’m already married but that was just for the visa. When we legally married it was in Santo Domingo at a Justice of the Peace with couple of friends. Our event will mark 6 years from our first date and will be…

The Atypical Indian

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When people find out I am married to an Indian the first question they ask is “Can you cook Indian food?” (yes) followed but lots of questions on “What’s it like?” I find these hard to answer because in many ways Karan is an atypical Indian man. Most Americans have a specific…

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…

Strong, Silent Type

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Above: One of my favorite pictures of Karan, looking sexy & tough, but in actuality atypical to his true personality. This week marked 4 years with Karan, in many ways a remarkable event. Not because it was uncertain we would last that long but because of the obstacles we had to overcome…

Go, Don’t Go

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Above, statues on a temple in a village in India. My last post started with the reference to two days and here I am again. This time it is two days from now that Karan embarks to a visit to his home country of India. Since my last post I had envisioned…