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Salt Lake City

An end of summer trip. ¬†On our way to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Park. First stop: Salt Lake City. The sky is really blue, the summer is super hot and the people are so nice. We spent our day … Continue reading

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My many Indias. Part 4: Tirunelveli

Deep in southern Tamil Nadu is Tirunelveli, where I visit on every trip to India. It is where my husband Hari grew up and where his parents and grandparents still live. To me, there are two Tirunelvelis. One that exists … Continue reading

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My many Indias. Part 2: Mysore

My kids and I took off from Bangalore for a 3-day trip to Mysore. Mention Mysore and you either hear about Mysore Palace or Mysore Bondas. I sketched both. Mysore Palace is a mad hodgepodge of Hindu, Muslim, Rajput and … Continue reading

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Varanasi, part 2

Daubs of color everywhere: flags, sadhus in saffron, kites and birds high up in the sky. Sometimes, it’s hard to tell them apart. I love how you can see all the way downriver, into the distance. Classic one point perspective. … Continue reading

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Week 2: Tirunelvelli

Tirunelvelli is, in many ways, the quintessential Indian small town: probably very charming and idyllic at one point, but just a mad, unplanned, overgrown mess today. While I wouldn’t want to live there, it is a great place to sketch! … Continue reading

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