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

Wash Your Hands

Posted on June 29, 2017 by Elizabeth


I dropped Malik and Isabella off at school on Tuesday and headed for Black Market. It’s a local coffee shop that’s become a mid-week indulgence. I order a latte and breakfast sandwich every time and I like it so much I’ve never moved on to any other menu options.

Blu likes the gooey, warm cinnamon rolls the best. As soon as we swing the door open, the aroma invites us to gorge on an insane amount of butter and sugar. On the days they don’t sell out of cinnamon rolls before we get there, Blu jumps up and down in front of the display case with her arms raised above her head shouting, “Hurray! [...]

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