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photo credit: Sarah Nelms Fall means pumpkins!Whether you are carving them to illuminate or cooking with them, pumpkins are in season and signify autumn. A fierce competition is on for the world’s…
Dear World, I got your letter. Thanks for the encouraging words. Funny you should write because I have been trying to prepare my message for you just in case you asked. I’ve been pondering, “What would I say if … Continue reading
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Skinny stroll? Because it was so exerting that you lost weight? Only if you did it many times over many days would it be a weight plan. The “skinny” refers to the thin pathway along the mountain up to visit … Continue reading
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Bethany was ready for another outing so we packed up the backpack and the baby-carrying front pack and headed down the trail to the bazaar. We visited many shops and finally stopped for a snack. Do you see the decorative … Continue reading
Tagged bazaar, Caroline, cobbler shop, gulab jamun, hot chai, India, Kasmir, monkeys, Mussoorie, rhesus, shopping, squirrels, walking
On our trek to the top Sunday, we met an opera singer from Paris, Eric Gervais. After a bit of “how-do-you-do” and “what-do-you-do” conversation, Abe, the choral teacher at Woodstock, invited Eric to come to his class Monday. Eric was … Continue reading
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On Caroline’s 11th DAY birthday, we took a stroll up the mountain using the eyebrow trail and on the way back the wider path. I followed Abe, who had Caroline in a front pack, and Bethany, who had a backpack. … Continue reading
Tagged aloo paratha, Char Dukkan, eyebrow, first outing, food, hot salsa, India, indian flatbread, langur monkeys, monkeys, mountain walk, Mussoorie, path, Sanjay, Stephen Alter, trail, wai wai, Woodstock School
A clear, dry day during monsoon season invited me to “stroll” down a mile or so to the bazaar, a three-mile stretch of townroom (not townhouse) storefront shops, each sharing a wall with the neighbors. Some were smaller than a … Continue reading
Traffic in Dehrudun (click to experience it) was especially busy on Wednesday as the taxi began the trek up the mountain to Mussoorie. The next day, August 15, was India’s Independence Day and people were in pre-celebration mode, I suppose. I … Continue reading
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Tagged busy, Dehrudun, honk, horns, Indian roads, relationships, riding, traffic, travel, walking, working together
Couscous: a coarsely ground pasta made from semolina, a type of wheat. A simple, delicious and different dish that my daughter-in-love shared with me. They often eat this in Bosnia. Her family of five uses two cups of couscous so I … Continue reading
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Tagged avocado, carrots, couscous, crowd dish, cucumber, feta cheese, lemon juice, Mediterranean, olive oil, olives, purple onion, roma tomatoes, salad, sea salt, tomatoes