Celebrating 150 years of Gandhi

This October 2nd marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of India. Growing up October 2nd, also known as Gandhi Jayanti, was a national holiday, as in a day off, in India. "Cleanliness" was associated with Gandhiji, so the local and national politicians took the ceremonial photo with a broom and some … Continue reading Celebrating 150 years of Gandhi

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No longer fresh off the boat..

With Lilly Singh's debut on late night comedy last night, Indian Americans/Canadians have hit main stream TV. Move over Slum Dog Millionaire! In the past couple of years Netflix and Amazon Prime have been my go to for non Bollywood Indian content. Ofcourse there was Quantico as well, especially since my husband is a DIEHARD … Continue reading No longer fresh off the boat..

Cycle of Life

"Ashes to ashes, dust to dust", a phrase from the Anglican Book of Common Prayer burial service probably sums up the cycle of life succinctly. Death is the inevitable truth of life and impacts everyone of us irrespective of race, religion, socio economic standing, gender etc. Death is indeed the ultimate leveler as expressed in … Continue reading Cycle of Life