Lifestyle

Fond Farewell

In August 1987 when we moved from Columbus, Ohio, to the Bay Area, little did I realize that a phone call to Arvind Kumar, the editor ofIndia Currents, would lead me to write a monthly vegetarian food column for almost 14 years. I started out with a half-page column...

Love In A Time Of War

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Light Sweets for the Light Festival

“Love is my lamp; Exuberance the oil, My heart is the wick; melting myself I light a lamp to offer thee This Tamil garland of knowledge.” — poet-saint Boothathalwar The Festival of Lights, Deepavali, is over for this year. This is followed by a...

The Evil Lesbian Spirit

When they found out that Sunita was a lesbian, everyone in her family reacted in their own way. Her mother told her to drink some hot ginger tea and take the heating pad out of the closet. She thought a lesbian was a girl with a painful menstrual cycle. All the women...

Desi Fate

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Delhi Diary

Delhi Diary

My family moved to India when I was seven years old. My father worked for an American company, which transferred him to New Delhi to continue his work as a buyer. Our family was American, but we had lived in Madrid since I was three months old, so the only language...