Tag Archives: India

Nary a drop to drink

I stand in front of my bathroom sink, toothbrush in hand, confused. Yes, I’m whacked out on jet lag. I slept for the first ten and a half hours of the sixteen hour flight from Delhi to San Francisco. The … Continue reading

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Apple: Sardarapura Road vs. Chestnut Street

Face recognition on my iPhone wasn’t working. It just wasn’t. I made sure everything was perfect with my phone before leaving home. My Indian friends didn’t like my old phone case–too obvious it held money and credit cards–so I got … Continue reading

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The Butterfly Effect

When we met Givraj Sen last fall he was a 19 year-old chef/barber hoping for a new ear. Givraj was three years old when when an accident in his home village of Kanai in Rajasthan, India, left him severely burned, … Continue reading

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Ring Makes an Unscheduled Stop

“Do you have a trustworthy jeweler in India?” Linda Carroll asks me. That question is not as odd as it might seem. I have made two trips to India in the last last year and she knew I was getting … Continue reading

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Come with me to India for a few minutes.

  “What do you mean we cannot use the school?!”  Lokendra Singh Rathore, cell phone to ear, paces the dusty road in front of the primary school in Nimbera Khurd, a village of 819 souls in Rajasthan, India. Even in … Continue reading

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