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Being Indian

Sacrifice is another name for love…

..at least in India it is.  A woman when young is identified as whose child she is, then when she gets married as whose wife she is and then when she has children by whose mother she is.  The Indian culture is old, at least 5000 years, and the rituals and customs and language and [...]

Graduation Season

The month of June and July is extremely busy with a flurry of graduation parties. In this part of the world, the tradition is to host an open house for high school graduation. Friends drop in, say hi, give a token gift, eat food, see the pictures and go to the next grad party. Interesting [...]