Why Oklahoma is not safe for pregnant women

I am really glad I don’t live in Oklahoma.  Not because it is right on Tornado Alley, but because the lawmakers have just passed the most misogynistic set of laws I can think of. The two bills were originally vetoed by the State Governor.  But then both the State House and Senate overrode the veto…

Soundbyte thinking

I laughed at her too at first, and everything she says would be funny – if she were a five year old.  She makes me nervous.  She is not Sarah Palin or Miss Teen South Carolina, which, perhaps, is what makes it worse. If you watch the video, you can see she thinks in terms…

India trips and to-do lists

Every time I visit India, I tell myself that this time I will : (a) relax, (b) eat lots of great home food, (c) eat lots of great street food, (d) meet other bloggers. (e) take stunning, candid pictures (of family, friends, street scenes, beaches, trains …you name it). Each time I run around like…