Been a while since I posted, because the H4 visa wife now has a column on http://www.shethepeople.tv. Here's a recent blog I had written - original link - http://www.shethepeople.tv/blog/kindness-time-suspicion-minakshi-sekhar/ It’s been almost a year since the 2016US elections, post which anyone who was not American didn’t feel safe. Believe me, the media did enough damage... Continue Reading →
20 years and we still miss you!
No matter how much I try, I will never forget this day, 20 years ago. I was 10 and my brother was 8 and my mom came home from the hospital with my grandparents to tell us that my dad had passed away. Yes, I cried but somehow I had an intuition earlier that day... Continue Reading →
Living in Consumerist America!
Most mornings I am woken up to emails from GAP, forever 21, Victoria's Secret that scream, "60% off only today ONLY FOR YOU!!!" They really know how to make me feel special. I get all excited until H tells me he's got the same emails. But these emails got me thinking of how marketing works... Continue Reading →
Will you accept my rose?
When you move to a new country, what would you be excited about? - new sights and sounds? Meeting new people? Walking around downtown? Shopping at the outlet malls? Trying out the local cuisine? Me, on the other hand, I was excited to watch all that American Reality television had to offer. In August, 2016,... Continue Reading →
How my dogs turned me into a vegetarian!
Anyone who's known me a while knows that I was a non vegetarian who loved grilled chicken and chicken 65 and Chipotle burrito bowls. My dad was a hardcore carnivore who experimented a lot with food and my brother is the same but I was more of a conservative meat eater who preferred to stick... Continue Reading →
Love thy neighbor!
For most of my life, I've lived in three/four bedroom homes ( Yes, I know what you're thinking and yes I was a little spoilt!) but when we moved to Denver, we were moving to a two bedroom apartment. Honestly, it is a lot fancier than most apartments in the area. We have two huge... Continue Reading →
AAAAH! We are moving to Colorado!
If you were reading a book, this would be the foreword.. so before you dive into the "exciting" life of an H4 visa wife, here's her story... 3 years ago, I was a lost puppy not knowing if I ever wanted to get married, 2.5 years ago, I met a drunk guy in a bar... Continue Reading →