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The Ultimate Evolution of Circus

When I was a child growing up in Calcutta, traveling circuses would come to town every winter. My grandfather would take me to see at least one show each year — it was a special something we did together. In the … Continue reading

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Diversity

I made a new friend yesterday. She told me that her son had moved from a predominantly black neighborhood in NYC to a mostly white upstate New York college, and really struggled with seeing, for the very first time, how it … Continue reading

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Banff adventure film festival

Banff, Canada is well known for its snow sports. Every year, in November, when it is too cold to go trekking, but not snowing enough yet for skiing, and therefore, a good time for outdoorsy people to be indoors, Banff … Continue reading

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NY Boat Show

This is the first year we went to the New York Boat Show. It’s running right now at the Javit’s Center, through this weekend. A convention center floor full of boats, from the humble $5000 jet ski, to luxury boats that … Continue reading

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The Last Day of the Year

Human beings have a need to mark the passage of time. In spite of Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, and the consequent proof that time is not an absolute, for those of us on earth, living at earth-pace, the passing of … Continue reading

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Fall in New York

It’s that time of the year again. The crisp cool scent in the air. The reds, oranges and yellows of the leaves. Fall in the north-east is a gift, as if Nature dipped her paintbrush into a golden palette and … Continue reading

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Headphones

Everyone in New York City wears headphones. (Perhaps they do this all over the country, or all over the world, but I didn’t notice it until I came to live in NYC.) This very normal habit irritates me to no … Continue reading

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