If you know me, you know that I have a fascination with India and Indian culture, and dream of one day traveling to India. While in high school and college I dated a few Indian boys and I was an officer of the Indian Cultural Association in college (first white officer – maybe only!). While in college I started celebrating Diwali and Holi, two Indian holidays, and also observing Ramadan. Until I got pregnant, I was still observing Ramadan, and Chris and I made it one of our family traditions to throw a Diwali party every fall. Even last year with a six week old baby, we had an elaborate spread in a spic and span house strewn with diyas.It was magical.
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