New Year new normal

April 14th is Tamil New Year. The past couple of days/weeks have also been filled with spring celebrations from Easter to Passover to New Year in Sri Lanka (Aluth Avuruthu), Cambodia (Chol Chnam Thmey), Laos (Songkan / Pi Mai Lao), Thailand (Songkran), Nepal (Bikram Samwat / Vaishak Ek) and Burma (Thingyan). Across various communities in … Continue reading New Year new normal

My rosy bubble..

Dec 20th is my dad's birthday and thanks to technology, despite living on the other side of the world, I am able to wish him "in person" from tens of thousands of miles away. My kids, husband and I did the same thing last week when my mom turned 70 on Dec 13th. Happy birthday … Continue reading My rosy bubble..