Monthly Archives: September 2013

Occupy Harrisonburg

    I was alerted to this article by my dear friend Page. We grew up together and are life-long friends.  We lived  25 miles from Harrisonburg, and now Page and her husband live there.  I would say it used … Continue reading

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Chandresh and Friend

Kutch is a section of Gujarat that is actually the second largest sub-state in India. It is well known for the Asian  Lions at Gir Forest and the beautiful, colorful handmade crafts of India. https://talesalongtheway.com/2013/09/08/asiatic-lions/   These are the handmade … Continue reading

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Bhadra Fort. . . . Ahmedabad’s Royal Citadel

Many of my posts have explained places within the medieval walls of the old city of Ahmedabad such as the Pols, Manek Chowk,day  market and night eatery, the wonderful markets, architectural decoration and details,  Friday Mosque, and now I want … Continue reading

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Dada Hari Ni Vav

Dada Hari, was the  chief attendant of Sultan Muhmud  Begada’s royal harem at the turn of the 16 century. She commissioned the building of this step well as well as a garden, mosque, and her own tomb.  The ancient rulers … Continue reading

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Rescue Dogs

This lovely Border Collie looks very similar to our Lucy, who was not in a K-9 unit, but a awesome ball catcher! I hadn’t intended to write more about 9/11 , but watching  yesterday the terror and horror unfolding  in … Continue reading

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NIDUS. . . .A Designer Shop

This is India’s  premier design institute and is located in Ahmedabad very near the City Museum or Sanskar Kendra by Le Corbusier.  Both are must see places if you have the time.  Access to the campus  is quite difficult. No … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies

One of the weekly Sunday rituals when I was growing up was reading the Sunday funnies after church and dinner.  Just a slower, easier time in the old south.  Though probably people did something similar throughout the country.  We don’t … Continue reading

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Summer Sun Award

Oh, it is still summer, isn’t it?  My friend Shehanne Moore honored me with this award several weeks back and I am just “getting it done” now!  The really cool thing is that Shehanne started this award and then it … Continue reading

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New Yorkers Have Spoken

Some of you may remember the post I made in the summer on three flawed politicians, Mr. Spitzer , Mr. Weiner, and Mr. Modi. This is my update. https://talesalongtheway.com/2013/07/10/three-flawed-politicians/ The picture at the top of the page is a compilation … Continue reading

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Aftermath of 9/11/01

In October, 2001, I had two visits to New York. The first was a school  trip I had organized for families to the Bronx Zoo.   It was a Saturday and the bus was ordered,  all the money was collected, … Continue reading

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