Jan 182011

Holy Cow: Welcome to India!

What people forget to tell you about India is that you should never strike a cow. Yes, we all hear about cows intermingling with traffic on busy city roads. Spotting cows on the street becomes…Continue Reading

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Dec 092010

Coconut Rice for Mami

November 27th, 2010                                                                                                           Dallas, TX Today is Mami’s birthday. I wish I could walk up to her, hug her tightly and kiss her beautiful freckled face then whisper in her ear, “Happy 49th birthday, old…Continue Reading

Dec 052010

Dosas in Houston

Houston, TX                                                                                                               I saw a man make dosas today. I watched him from a window as he poured thick batter on a searing flat top stove. With the back of a cup, he spread the…Continue Reading

Dec 032010

An Indian Thanksgiving

I woke up to the scent of incense. A hushed chant danced in my ears while tiny bells rang in the distance. I could tell my Indian mom was deep in prayer. I smiled. With…Continue Reading