Elizabeth Chennamchetty
Life Happens. Sometimes you just have to write about it.
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Life is a happy crap shoot.

How did I get here? How did I find myself in a cultural wind tunnel, spinning around enthusiastically naïve of the complicated world around me, piecing it all together as I go for the last fifteen years? How did I end up meeting, falling in love, and marrying an Indian immigrant? How did I end up having children, all from drastically different circumstances, all racially diverse from one another? Here I share my story, not to upset traditions, beliefs, or lifestyle choices, but because I’ve enjoyed the ride, and the lessons I’ve learned along the way. READ MORE

Music and More

Posted on April 19, 2018 by Elizabeth

This morning, my son and Alexa had an exchange that reminded me of another one that took place last October.

 

Today

My son loves reptiles.

He is also a fan of asking Alexa to play music.

This morning the two collided when he asked Alexa to play an anaconda song.

Son: “Alexa, please play a anaconda song.”

“Alex: “Playing Anaconda.”

Some sort of Sir Mix A Lot Anaconda remix came on that started with “My anaconda don’t like none unless you got buns hun.”

Son: “What? What did he say?”

Me: “UT oh.” I stand up to make my way to our Alexa for re-direction.

Son: “Mom! Mom! Mom! Wait! Don’t talk to her yet. [...]

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