soon

Crowscowspainted elephantsstarving pups that won’t live the week begging childrenlaughing childrenin just pressed clothesrun to touch yougiggling girls and one pen boys mango eatersstone cutterscoconut choppersbucket sellerstout screamers trafficchaoswalkrunjump out of the wayof the family on the scooterbaby on the gas tank beggars with one eyebeggars with no legswomen dressed in goldand rainbow sarisgliding in…

the colors spoke to me

I keep drifting back to stare at this picture I took in September 2005 during my first trip to India. It was taken on the grounds of the Park Guesthouse in Pondicherry. The guesthouse is right on the Bay of Bengal and I woke up at dawn one day to do yoga outside, facing the…

100 days

One hundred more days and I lose myself in Ma India for the third time. These pictures are only three out of the 500+ pictures I took during my first two trips… the vibrant colors of flowers from a flower seller’s cart in Pondicherry… the joy of a man dropping flowers onto another man in…

glimpses of Pondicherry

March 2006 big Gandhi and little Gandhi, on the beach… beggar girl with pup… bowing to Ganesha…

emails home

Unfortunately, during my first trip to India in September, 2005, I did not keep the emails I sent home. Y’all will have to be satisfied with my musings and rants from my second trip in March, 2006, including those I wrote for IndiaMike.com, where I am now a moderator… enjoy! the first pic is me…