Posts Tagged: family

Flowering Tea

Flowering Tea

After a trip to China, I brought back green tea that comes in these little balls that are actually flowers that bloom when steeped in hot water. One afternoon, I wanted to show this to my family and we all sat down and spent an afternoon drinking hot tea amazed at the blooming flower in …

A Full Tummy

A Full Tummy

After a tasty Thai meal, everyone was sitting, content with food. As the table was being cleared, we looked down and saw this water splattered across the table and thought it looked like a smiley face if you turn your head the right way… What do you see? 

Vanilla or Chocolate?

Vanilla or Chocolate?

Every so often my family will make a trip up to Minneapolis to visit my aunt. This time I wanted us all to experience we hadn’t before after 20 some years of coming to Minnesota. So we all went to a small town in the great land of 10,000 lakes and walked around and my …

Godhavari River

Godhavari River

Kattunga, Andhra Padesh, India – My sister dips her feet in the Godhavari River, one of the holiest rivers running through South India. My family and ancestors have lived here for over a hundred years. Participation by Siru Bulusu

Big journey for a small bike

Big journey for a small bike

This is my grandmother’s bicycle. She died unexpectately several years ago. Having neither a driver’s license nor the opportunity to travel she stayed in her village and its nearer surroundings her entire lifetime. She used this bike to run errands. I took it with me when I moved from Germany to Chicago several weeks ago. …