Monthly Archives: January 2016

India’s Invisible Women

This is an ashram in India where widows live. They must shave their head, wear white, and beg for their meager life.  Their families are too poor to take them in to feed them  so this is where they live. … Continue reading

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Meet the Patels

What fun this film was last night. We had finished the 10th and final episode of the first season of “Occupied” and David wanted to see some science fiction.  I found “Meet the Patels” on Netflix.  I had heard Ravi … Continue reading

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Sneak Peak. . . . . .

“A local coffee company has beaten ridiculous odds and been chosen as the winner of a Super Bowl Ad contest. Only 1 of 15,000 entries could win and this Round Lake company did it with Death Wish Coffee. Bravo!!!! This … Continue reading

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Driving in India

image by internations.org This is the kind of image often used to show  urban congestion  and yes I have seen and experienced  it many times as we were in cities most of our time in India. This video shows  more … Continue reading

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“Occupied”

Last night we discovered this TV show on  Netflix. It is filmed in Norwegian  with subtitles  in English. This Scandinavian film  market must be slowly opening up after the success of  the  Swedish/American film “The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo.” … Continue reading

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Indian 67th Republic Day Parade

image by the hindubusinessline.com Today is the spectacular Indian 67th annual Republic Day parade celebration  with festivals,  parade that celebrates the animals, people , children, and military power of this, the world’s largest democracy.  President Hollane of France  was the … Continue reading

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Music Monday “Riders on the Storm” The Doors

I thought of “Riders of the Storm” this stormy  weekend.  Jim Morrison seemed appropriate. . . . . . Jim Morrison , singer, songwriter, lead singer of The Doors,  poet “storm rider” Ruined his body with alcohol and drugs  living … Continue reading

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