Monthly Archives: January 2019

Gifting

Jam-packed with feeling  I dusted off my sewing machine to construct a pair of jammies for my husband and was struck by the lessons sewing can teach us. For me and most of my pals, time is a true commodity, … Continue reading

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Toilet Paper: Art and Conversation Piece

Originally posted on Cynthia Coleman Emery's Blog:
For Molly The eponymously named toilet paper Seems toilet paper has become front and center. I got somewhat obsessed during my recent visit to India. After just a few days on the…

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Toilet Paper: Art and Conversation Piece

For Molly Seems toilet paper has become front and center. I got somewhat obsessed during my recent visit to India. After just a few days on the journey, I ran out of the purse-packet size of Kleenex I brought for … Continue reading

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A Pescatarian’s Dream

I looked forward to sampling the local fish in India as we made our way farther and farther south. We landed at the southern-most tip in the lovely city of Kovalom at a resort with a pool, hot-running water and … Continue reading

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Travelling the World?

Here’s an idea: Pack for one week What’s amazing is that even after five decades of trekking the globe, I’m still learning how to be a competent traveler. My first solo trip was as an eight-year-old. My parents loaded me … Continue reading

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It’s all in the sign

Felicitous new year The signage in South India is fascinating. Restaurants have “homely” food and you can get a haircut in a “saloon.” Our haircuts and our hair coloring make us stand out like a beam in a lighthouse. No … Continue reading

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