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

Life Snippet - The Laundry Pile

Posted on August 18, 2016 by Elizabeth

washing machine, laundry


I came across a Facebook meme that said “Based on the amount of laundry I do every day, I’m going to assume there are people who live here I haven’t met yet.”

I reposted it.

Our laundry pile never goes away. If I do see the bottom of the basket, by the end of the day, five people take off clothes and fill it up again.

On Tuesday I did four large loads of laundry back to back. I dumped each completed load on my bed until all the loads made one giant mound, then started sorting. I always get to this phase of the dreaded laundry process when I’m interrupted – the laundry pile sits [...]

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