Tag: India

  • “The World Series is baseball…”

    That is what started a very interesting lunch conversation I had today at Worlds of Fun. Unbenownst to me, the initial speaker had seen a poster behind me about “The World Series of Barbecue”, and had used that to spark his initial statement. This led to a conversation about baseball, and how the World Series […]

  • A Blast of the Past #95: Christmas

    Today’s blast is Christmas 2007. The pictures feature Christmas wardrobe, much of it picked up during my trip to India.

  • A Blast of the Past #93: India, Part 4

    I spent two weeks in India, which means I had one weekend between them — one free weekend. So I flew halfway across the country from Mumbai to Bangalore. Why? Because I had friends there. When I met Kumar and Shanthi, they lived in my hometown, Corning, NY, working for Corning, INC. They also led […]

  • A Blast of the Past #92: India, Part 3

    My stay in India in 2007 included the holiday of Diwali. As Wikipedia describes it: One of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, it spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair. Its celebration includes millions of lights shining on housetops, outside doors and windows, […]

  • A Blast of the Past #91: India, Part 2

    My visit to India saw some of the upper and lower class conditions of the country, though mostly the upper class, I will admit. I stayed in a 5-star Marriott hotel, one that was often a location for Bollywood movies being shot in Mumbai, which is India’s movie “capital” as well as its major financial […]

  • A Blast of the Past #90: India, Part 1

    Today’s blast of the past is going to be more of a travelogue, with multiple photo plates, instead of one big photo plate. I had the privilege of travelling to India for two weeks for work in 2007. My destination: Mumbai — the Bollywood of India, and its financial center. I traveled with an officer […]

  • A Blast of the Past #85: Ren Fest meets India

    Today is a slight continuation of last Friday’s blast. Today we brought the same guests from India to visit our little historical reenactment — called the Kansas City Renaissance Festival. There are a couple of shots of them, and some pictures of the kids participating in the festival in costume.

  • A Blast of the Past #84: India Exchange

    It has been just under a decade since these pictures were taken, but they were at the beginning of a very significant intercultural journey for me. The opportunities that have allowed me to develop relationships with people from the Indian Subcontinent have led to my working on my current Master’s Degree in Communications, and to […]