Category Archives: body

Tales from Medical Camp

Remember Givraj Sen, the handsome young man from Kanai who was burned as a boy? The cook who would love to have doctors give him a new ear? Well, Mr. Rathore took Givraj to Jaipur, three hours away, to meet … Continue reading

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Glasses for India

It’s been awhile hasn’t it? What have I been up to? Quite a bit, actually. This makes me chuckle, since I’ve encouraged a foreign-speaking friend to zap “actually” out of his vocabulary since he uses it so much. “You actually … Continue reading

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Does Anyone Ever say “Closed Marriage?”

What makes you feel squirmy? Uncooked egg whites? Putting on wet underwear? Seeing something you know you shouldn’t? A NYT Sunday magazine story “Is An Open Marriage a Happier Marriage?” –they post earlier online–gave me a major case of squirms. … Continue reading

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Caring is Sharing…Bikini waxing and all…

So many details involved in moving….the schlepping, the packing and unpacking, window coverings, parking permits, parking regulations, parking tickets! My car in fact, was towed from in front of my new place the day the moving truck arrived in San … Continue reading

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Where’s the Red Bra….?

“It is nice,” I agree about the blouse with the lace back, “but what am I going to wear underneath?” “A colored bra,” says Shannon. “I’d would probably wear black.” “Or red,” says Jessamyn. “Red is a little daring, but … Continue reading

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