Working with Elephants No one knows exactly when the elephant was domesticated. It’s such a strong animal, it makes sense that people would want to put that strength to use. We did it to the horse, the buffalo, the ox, even the freaky camel—so it was...

In the Sunday paper of the Times of India, they have a special classified section. It’s called “Matrimonials” and, as I understand it, it’s utilized by Indian parents seeking marriage partners for their children. In a quick scan, I estimated there were around one thousand of...

Delhi is the capital of India and it’s a big city. Depending on how you define it, Delhi is either the 4th largest city in the world (22 million in the greater metro region) or the 10th largest (11 million within the city limits). Naturally,...

In the summer of 1987, just a few months after I graduated from college, I met the woman I would marry. She was beautiful, smart, a dreamer like me. And for the next twenty-four years, through the good times and the not-so-good times, I felt...