On Being Different

I found this photo of three of my siblings standing in our backyard surrounded by apple and pear trees. One look at my brothers Emmanuel […]

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Apple Story

  View this post on Instagram Read the whole story! http://elishebahaqq.com/apple-story/ #bloglife #blogging #writing #wendsday #wednesdaywisdom #wednesdaywords #apple #applestree A post shared by Elisheba Haqq-Stevens […]

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Best of Japan—Favorite Tokyo Street Scene

Nothing says, “Welcome to Tokyo!” better than the Shibuya Crossing. The neighborhood of Shibuya is known for shopping, fashion and nightlife. At this particular intersection, […]

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A text from Deborah

  Fifty-two years ago today, my siblings and I lost our mother. This morning my sister, Deborah sent a group text with a picture of […]

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Mamaji’s Letters

Chandigarh, India circa 1960 A few years ago, I got a wonderful gift from one of Mamaji’s oldest friends, Gloria. She had saved a packet […]

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Happy Father’s Day

Punjab, India circa 1957 One of our favorite games was to watch Papa when he exercised. He would stand on his hands for long periods […]

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Fun and Games

Chandigarh, India circa 1958 Sometimes the only way my family is able to date our old family pictures, is by looking at who’s the baby […]

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Saris and Swimsuits

Grayslake, Illinois circa 1951 Sometimes the best experiences are the ones that challenge our everyday world. My parents were never hesitant about new opportunities. About […]

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Pictures

What’s in a picture?

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