Category Archives: American

The Last Hurrah (Expat Week #083)

You do not travel if you are afraid of the unknown, you travel for the unknown, that reveals you with yourself. ~Ella Maillart Two of the greatest gifts we can give our children are roots and wings. ~Hodding Carter During … Continue reading

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A Spiritual Awakening (Expat Week #081)

I suddenly saw that all the time it was not I who had been seeking God, but God who had been seeking me. I had made myself the centre of my own existence and had my back turned to God. … Continue reading

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My Coffee Shop (Expat Week #077)

Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name, and they’re always glad you came. ~Cheers Theme Song   Apart from my home and my office, the single place I have spent most of my time in India has … Continue reading

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Cloud Forest (Expat Week #070)

Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet. ~Roger Miller The bright light clattered into my room, an atomic sun dispersed by suspended water droplets in every direction, an all encompassing light wave that crashed over me and left me … Continue reading

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Speed of Time (Expat Week #057)

How did it get so late so soon? ~Dr. Seuss   I can hardly believe I have been living in India for a year already! Somewhat Ironically, I crossed the year mark back in the US on a business trip. On … Continue reading

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Playing Holi (Expat Week #052)

Holi is a time to reach out with the colors of joy. It is the time to love and forgive. It is the time expresses the happiness of being loved and to be loved through colors. ~unknown It is fitting … Continue reading

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Distance Creates Closeness (Expat Week #051)

Everyone you meet comes with baggage, find someone who cares enough to help you unpack.  ~Ziad K. Abdelnour   I have baggage. I am not talking about the suitcase type one brings to the airport, though, the baggage I carry does … Continue reading

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