Chaos

“How is India?”  I’ve gotten that question many times from loved ones and friends. I don’t mind being asked it because every time it crops up I wonder how to answer it, and each time I wonder I come to a different conclusion.  I generally tell people that it’s great. Tough, but great. It’s never … Continue reading Chaos

Yoga

Like massage, yoga joins the ranks of things I was told are relaxing but are really masochistic.  Our host is a yoga pro. He has been practicing his entire life and has taught in numerous places around the world. I have no doubts of his skill and compassion in teaching the art of yoga. However, … Continue reading Yoga

Diwali

The only familiarity I can claim with the Indian holiday of Diwali is what I learned from that episode of The Office, wherein Michael Scott mistakes it to be the Hindu equivalent of Halloween.  Now that I have been in India for Diwali I can tell you that it is nothing like Halloween. In fact, … Continue reading Diwali