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  • Tribute to Benazir…

    I never supported her or her party but in some sense I always supported her for being a brave woman. Some say she was stupid and not brave to have gone back to Pakistan. I recall saying something to that effect...
  • Coincidences and Miracles…

    You know, I really wonder why life brings us to certain people, certain places and certain events. We are supposed to process them and somehow either “just live” and move on or actually stop and pay attention to the coincidences and...
  • To Give or Not to Give…

    Certain people thrive on feeding off other people’s energies. I might be one of them or I might be one of the energy dissipators. I leave that to you to decide. There are those who just keep giving and giving. These...
  • Let the Judgement be…Madam

    The older we get, the less we are sure of things…maybe because we have seen so much and seen so many exceptions to those “rules” ingrained in us by parents, societies, religions that everything is fully right or wrong..that nothing is...
  • Join Me in Feeding People in Pakistan for 3 cents/meal!

    Hey Everyone So I have finally come by someone who is doing grass roots work in Pakistan that I trust and want to help. Her plight is that starvation and the lack of ability to feed oneself and one’s children is...
  • Witnessing History…

    When this race started, I was not a big fan of Obama or his Pakistan-bashing statements. I voted for Hillary and still would if it were between him and her. However, once she was out of the race, I started paying...
  • Let’s THINK. Who “exactly” benefits fr

    So I heard Mr Bruce Hoffman, Georgetown’s counter-terrorism expert talk about how after the Bombay attacks, “we will be studying the terrorist methodology” in West Point and we have to RETHINK the whole terrorism planning strategies because they have surprised us....
  • What I want to see in 2009 and beyond…

    – health and respect and love – not my loved ones in pain or illness or death – more “change” from Obama – less of Pakistan in trouble – less violence all over the world including the Congo, Zimbabwe, Palestine, Kashmir,...
  • Not a Million Reasons for Slumdog Millionaire making Mil

    This post is dedicated to Kenny who urged me to quit complaining and write a bit. Young, mid-twenties, blond haired woman: “Two for Slumdog.” Old white man in his Southern accent: “Hi, I would like four seniors for Slumdog Millionaire please.”...
  • Day In, Day Out

    Written on June 30, 2007. Staring outside the window at the Mumbai Monsoon… Day in, day out, I wake up, The same clout, I run there and I run here, Trying to live my life. The day passes by, “I will...