Closed doors, open windows

  When Lindsey Gordon (aka MaximumCityMadam) first approached me about writing for Chalo, the Mumbai Connexions magazine, she suggested current events as the topic, hence the column title, “What’s happening, Mumbai?” This month, I considered writing about the bombing in Boston. I am an American after all, and those events are still fresh in my … Continue reading Closed doors, open windows

It’s a small world

By most estimates, the population of Mumbai ranges somewhere between 14 and 20 million people. That is almost twice the size of New York City. So, what are the chances that I would meet a woman from Houston whose husband works with mine? Evidently, very high. Today, I attended my first coffee meet-up with the … Continue reading It’s a small world