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The Urge to Document

Q Water Pots India is changing with such astonishing speed that I find myself in a constant state of wonder. In the West, this sort of change is known as progress. And it is about life becoming easier. ¬†There are … Continue reading

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Turban Appeal

There is something uniquely alluring about a man in a turban. It may have something to do with how for a westerner, they border on the exotic. For me though, it is how a turban has the power to transform … Continue reading

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A Hindu Procession

All over India, religious processions are common place. They are charming, entertaining and sometimes even emotionally moving. While doing errands in a small town in South India, I bumped into one such Hindu procession. I was on foot and there … Continue reading

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Crossing the River

The dilapidated ferry that I am waiting for to cross to the other side of the river in South India is insignificant compared to all the activity taking place around me. It is morning in this small port. Boats are … Continue reading

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The Simple Pleasures of Market Day

Shopping is in my blood. In my family,¬† it was our recreation. I don’t spend nearly as much time shopping as I once did but I still thoroughly enjoy it, even if I don’t plan on buying much. I love … Continue reading

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A Trip to the City

This colorful family sitting by the side of the road attracted my attention because they were clearly outsiders and provincials, dressed in a traditional way yet their sense of quiet and calm was very alluring. They hardly noticed me nor … Continue reading

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Lost in the Written Word in India

In my book, nothing compares to reading. I adore being lost in the written word. Many Indians feel the same way. Wherever you wander, you will surely bump into people reading. Often it will be a newspaper in the local … Continue reading

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