Wandering Wunkers

Coming back home after a vacation is always tough; there’s always the would-have, could-have, should-have moments. How much did you regret (not) doing, forget to do, or forget to bring back?...

Today is American Thanksgiving (the Canadian holiday being October 8th, this past year). Today has also just been a really good day, and I decided to come up with a list of...

Wednesday the 24th was the culmination of Navratri, a 9-day long celebration of the aspects of the Hindu Goddess. One aspect of the goddess is offered puja (a prayer/worship ceremony) on...

On Thursday, I was privileged to be invited by a friend to her daughter’s annaprashan. An annaprashan/annaprasan is a Hindu ceremony where the baby is offered their first solid food –...

These crossed my mind after Adam told me he & another staffer had been discussing successful adaptations to Woodstock/India, and especially staff spouse adjustments… so I started to think about what...

April 7, 2012 | Word of the Day Cricket Adding an entry for Cricket in Samosapedia is like designing an exhibition for Futbol in the Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona....

Frothing fit of rage. GURGAON: A day after a 23-year-old woman was abducted and gangraped in the city, the Gurgaon administration on Monday passed an order virtually absolving its responsibility of ensuring...

It seems obligatory that all Bollywood Holi-related numbers have the dancers and actors/actresses dress in white… both so the gulal (colour) shows up, and for the strange, obligatory wet… whatever… scene....

I came across this article today on the various forms of Indian head-bob, and it made me laugh. Adam’s called me on my head-bobs before, and I’ve found it’s just easier,...

Adam and I have a fairly straight forward routine: he leaves at 8am, and on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, I leave at 10 (Weds & Fri I leave at 9:30). This...