We've got our whole world in our hands.We are gearing up to have it turned upside down and inside out.
The task before me was like trying to climb Everest on roller skates. Today was the moment of truth.
Although I would never trade my pani-puri or chai for a bratwurst and beer (well, for a Glühwein maybe); I love what living abroad has done for me.
It beats me why I chose this spot to zone out and zen in. In retrospect, perhaps because it's a fitting analogy to my present status. Today is day 1 of my 19th month in a new country. While I have a lot going for me, I also have a lot going against. I love … Continue reading Zen at an intersection
Have you ever found yourself in a bowl of something delicious? Well, I sure have. Found myself I mean, in bowls of food. Both spiritually and literally. (Pun intended) You have to admit that very often a taste of something that tingles those gustatory nerves makes you feel alive once more. Makes you want to step … Continue reading Food for my soul
“Life’s too short to learn German.” Dear Mark Twain, Oscar Wilde, Richard Porson and whoever else thinks so; I disagree. Today I have been here (Germany) for a year. Incidentally, my inconvenient marriage also just turned one. Feels like yesterday that I threw a fit at the airport in India when I was told my … Continue reading Indian Hamburg-er turns one