Category Archives: India

Lights in the Dark Winter Night

Richmond Virginia Dominion Garden Fest of Lights at Lewis Ginter Botanical  Phoenix Botanical Garden, Scottsdale, Arizona “Las Luminarias”  The Lights Here are but two botanical gardens thousands of miles apart lighting up the dark winter nights of December. The two … Continue reading

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The Kung Fu Nuns and Self Defense

Namaste ! A Mighty Girl The Kung Fu Nuns are fighting back against the rise in sexual assaults in India by training women in self defense! The Buddhist nuns, who live in a monastery in the Indian Himalayas near Tibet, have … Continue reading

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India Media Storm Over 10-Year-Old Pregnant Rape Victim

India media storm over 10-year-old pregnant rape victim 7 August 2017  BBC NEWS A 10-year-old girl who is pregnant and has been refused an abortion is at the centre of a media storm in India. The BBC’s Geeta Pandey travelled … Continue reading

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The Human Condition

Part of the traffic scene throughout India , are women covered in vibrant  saris , with long white gloves, mouths covered along with their  faces covered leaving  their eyes uncovered except  some covered with  sun glasses. As we traveled by … Continue reading

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And the Winner Is. . . . .

This is Ananya Vinay the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee champion.  To be declared the winner, she spelled 35 words correctly in a grueling 12 hour time frame. Ananya is a tenacious competitor tying for the last three bees.   … Continue reading

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A Too Quick Visit to Amdavad

David and I were in Amdavad from January 13 – 23 for a world wind of work for him and a  flying around trying to visit all our favorite sites and seeing as many as possible of special friends.   … Continue reading

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“Lion”, a film

Dev Patel, as the  man Saroo Brterley searching for his family. This is Saroo as a child played by Sunny Pawar who almost stole the film from Dev and most assuredly stole the audiences’ hearts! Eight-year-old Sunny Pawar and his father … Continue reading

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