Monthly Archives: June 2013

Health, History, Horses. . . . Saratoga Springs, New York

My title seems redundant when the sign repeats it, but I was hoping to catch the readers’ attention.  Oh well, my point is that Saratoga Springs, New York means many things to many people and those are just three of … Continue reading

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Shine On Award

Thank you Tamara at  for nominating  for the “Shine On award”! I hope my nominees will visit Tamara’s beautiful blog, soon. THE RULES ARE: 1. Display the award logo on your blog. 2. Link back to the person who … Continue reading

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Potty Park

  Yes, there is a Toilet Garden in Ahmedabad.  Toilets or the lack  thereof are quite a problem in India. Gandhi said that sanitation is more important then independence. And after all these years it is still a  huge problem. … Continue reading

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“Nominating Four Outstanding Bloggers for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award”

Dear Readers and Followers, Imagine my surprise to be nominated by Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate (  for the “Very Inspiring Blogger Award”.  I am always  amazed that anyone would take their time to read my little blog. . . now this! … Continue reading

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The Blind at Your Doorstep

One of the universal comments about India is, ” Your senses will be assaulted” which is pretty much true….thus universal in truth.  What if you were unable to see the vibrant colors, the friendly smiles, the cows wondering in the … Continue reading

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Good Citizen – KFC

This is a rework of a much earlier blog from India that not many people saw. It was one of my favorites. Today is the first of two posts  in response to questions I have had about what is available … Continue reading

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Wire Madness

This is almost is an unbelievable topic, but trust me, it is real!  But these pictures are not Amanabad in Gujarat where this situation is much better.  In our four months there , we had a flickering and off of … Continue reading

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