As I am growing older, I have been losing touch with a lot of my friends, letting go family contacts and that has basically caused one huge problem in my adult life. My birthday wishes, gifts and cards have dwindled to almost negligent. I really have only my husband to depend on ( and a…… Continue reading It’s My Birthday-I’ll Be Ignorant If I Want!
I cannot clearly remember what it was that made me want to visit some of the Southern states that I did. Did I want to visit the Bourbon trail, see horses that raced in the Kentucky Derby, or was it reading about Asheville and the arts there? Did the trip spin out out my desire…… Continue reading Trip To Discover A Different America
Conversations from last year’s Thanksgiving table about this year’s elections.
In Manhattan I stand in lines for everything. The first time I had to stand in line for food, I channeled what my dad always told methought, ” Hey! That’s crazy. I am not that desperate for food.” I quickly got out and walked away. By and by, I realized that in New York, it’s a mattar…… Continue reading We love our Lines
Watching a movie in theaters is always a treat. The dark room, the larger than life image, surround sound, perfect temperature, a bag of popcorn all add to that enjoyable fun experience. When we first moved to the United States, the theaters we went to just didn’t appeal to us. They were dated, had awfully narrow…… Continue reading …On Watching Movies in theaters
America is a fantastic county! I love it for several reasons. I get to breathe fresh air, to drink the clean drinking water that runs through my tap, and to eat delicious organic and vegan food. I am in awe of the diversity in America, the gurgling rivers, the voluminous mountains, clean beaches and rocky…… Continue reading The America I Love
(Spoilers Below) Brooklyn the movie pretty much sums my immigrant life in less than two hours. It’s beautifully filmed, well acted and has a theme that is so close to my heart, I have only good things to say about it. The dialogues in the movie are perfect and sound all the better with…… Continue reading Brooklyn, A Movie I Relate To!
I was finally moving!! I was going to New York City. Well! Close enough- Jersey City! Where will I stay? How will I deal with realtors ( my image is that of a shirtless creep showing me homes in Hyderabad, India when I was apartment hunting there)? Will it be safe? How will I commute…… Continue reading On Renting – To Live In/Short Term Visit To America/NYC
There are a bunch of things I wish I could have gone back in time and told a younger me. A few years younger. A new immigrant. Moving from the tropics the biggest shock to my mind and body was getting used to seasons. What? No green trees year round! Wear different boots to walk…… Continue reading My Take : ‘Basic’ Winter Must Haves
As I sit here wondering what my first post should be about, I guess the best thing would be to properly introduce myself. I don’t think it suffices just to say that I was born in India and that I moved to Jersey City, United States to teach at a Montessori school. Neither is it…… Continue reading My New Life