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Things that suck: A Year of Loss

No one can prepare you for what it feels like to lose a child. It should come as no surprise that losing adult children or young children would be difficult to overcome. My friends who have gone through such tragedies … Continue reading

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Valentines 2013: how to get your own private restaurant

For Valentine’s day this year we decided to go out to dinner, which is something of a rarity for us.  I surprised Bethany by taking her on a very cold scooter ride down to Jaypee, which is the THE luxury … Continue reading

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monsoon, monkeys and media: three things bethraham dominates

Well, the hills are alive once again with ferns and mossy undergrowth, the trails have been transformed into streambeds, and our closets bear the familiar scent of mildew.  The kids are back in dorms and we just finished our first … Continue reading

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ladakhulous beauty: just leh back and enjoy the view

Two Indian destinations have been repeatedly recommended to us as non-negotiable “must-sees” in India: Goa and Leh.  We spent a week at the former over this past winter break, and it was every bit as gorgeous, peaceful and balmy (about … Continue reading

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worlds are colliding: and they’re killing homesick abe

We are already a month behind, but we would be remiss if we didn’t mention that our good friends Julia and the Johnsons came to visit last month.  It was a sweet visit for all involved and are thankful to … Continue reading

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celebrity update: bethraham takes bollywood

This is the story of how Bethraham came to dominate Indian media. Several weeks back we received a phone call out of the blue in which a man asked if we were available for a filming.  Sure, we said, not … Continue reading

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Goa: beach, breakfast, books, beer, and bsunsets

A short flight from Mumbai took us to Goa, the beach vacation destination of India.  There is a range of beaches here, from crowded, noisy spring break party spots for young Indians to serene and secluded stretches of sand barely … Continue reading

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