There was a special type of firework that had paper money inside. Whoever picked up the most bills won. Tata counting money. There was an awards ceremony afterwards.Read more

What am I doing here?

Before coming here, I wrote down all my goals for this trip on an index card and in a document called “LIFE.” Here’s a summary: Collect photographs, recipes, and oral histories from family members Get involved in research on the medicinal value of local plants Teach local students through hands-on science projects Become conversational inRead more