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LOS ANGELES march '07

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    I have been to LA a few times but always for work and never with enough time to explore the city beyond an LAX hotel. This trip I stayed a few extra days and played tourist. It was a short visit but a good one. I really liked what i saw and enjoyed what I did. I need to come back and spend more time here.

MAINE october '06

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    Chirag, Dr. David, Subodh and Jerry flew up to meet me and my parents in Maine to do some leaf-peeping. We spent some time in Augusta - the state capital. We drove up into the mountains to the little village of Rangeley where my family used to live. We also went to the coast - Dr. David and I to Camden with my parents and the Indians to Acadia National Park. I am always happy when my friends get to experience Maine. It's very special to me. So are they.

ROME october '06

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    In October I visited Rome for the first time as part of a trip with my mother, Suzanne, Grant, and Daryl. We stayed right outside the Vatican City walls and spent a lot of time there. It was very special to be there at the center of the Catholic Church and so much history and beauty with my mother.

MOUNT PLEASANT graduation '06

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    Congratulations to Grant for completing his degree at American University. Family and friends gathered in Mount Pleasant to wish him well. It was a fun celebration of a major milestone.

BELGIUM & LONDON march '06

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    After a business trip to Brussels, my mother joined me and Miguel for some touristing in Belgium and then London. Miguel and Phillippe were great hosts at their home in Antwerp - as always. After some time in Belgium, Miguel, Ma and I took the Chunnel train to London. It was her first time in London. It was my first time there with her and with Miguel - which made it all new and interesting in a different way. We spent the days roaming the city and the nights - roaming the city - but without Ma - safely tucked in bed. It was a great week.

INDIA february '06

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    This was my first trip to India. I am thrilled that i got to spend two weeks traveling around with Andy & Adi. We were lucky to be joined by Manu for much of the trip. He is a native of Delhi and now a new friend. Step inside to see some pics from our adventures in Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Ranthanbore, Udaipur, and many interesting spots in between...

BEIJING december '05

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    I spent ten cold December days in Beijing. It was my first visit to China and it was wonderful. You can feel the energy of change all around you. The people are so welcoming. The food is incredible. I was fortunate to make a few new friends and to practice and hang out with a swim team there. It was all very fun.

MOUNT PLEASANT thanksgiving '05

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    Thanksgiving 2005 in Mount Pleasant was a joyful celebration with family and good friends from near and far. I am lucky to have such wonderful people in my life. Thanks to all of you for making it a wonderful holiday. Again.

JAPAN september '05

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    I went to Tokyo for work and decided to stay an extra week for vacation. I asked my mother if she wanted to join me there - expecting her to say no. She surprised me. We had a wonderful vacation together. I also got to spend two weeks visiting with a good friend, Shu. We met last year in Tokyo and have become good friends. He is a beautiful person.

ANTWERP september '05

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    Miguel and Philippe's wedding on September 3rd was a beautiful, simple, and traditional ceremony at the town hall in Kapellan. They were surrounded by friends and family that love them. I am so happy that they asked me to share the day with them.

MAINE august '05

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    Fun times in Maine for a long weekend...
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November 04, 2009



I am sorry that your efforts did not have the wished result. But at least it was close. We will get there, sooner or later.

Daniel Rearden

I am moved by your post. This is very well written and certainly comes from the heart. We have the same issue here with Ref. 71 and I am up in arms that the civil rights of a minority still has to be voted on by the majority. Haven't we learn anything from our past? It doesn't make sense and it isn't fair. I've come a long way from the ignorant teenager, too scared to walk down Broadway to the person I am today. I'm proud that you and your sister were the first people to enlighten me. I've spent 10 plus years playing softball for NAGAAA and continue to support the efforts and struggles of my friends and family for basic rights. I am proud to have known you and I am proud of the efforts that, not only you have made but the efforts that your family has made. Keep fighting for what's right.

Caroline Maillard

OK, you made us cry in our coffee this morning! A bittersweet but ultimately uplifting post--we are so proud of you and thankful for all the other Mainers who cast their vote for civil rights. Meanwhile, back on the other coast, your adopted state's "everything but marriage" initiative is holding on to a slim lead. We're confident that we'll prevail on this one. There is and will continue to be hope!!

I'm moved and inspired by your optimism in the face of adversity. I also see much hope in the results despite the loss. So many Mainers cast fear and doubt aside yesterday. This has been a phenomenal campaign that opened many hearts. I know those who thrive on despair will soon be wallowing in their own bitterness.


I couldn't be more proud that you're my uncle and couldn't be happier that my mom and dad raised me with that "innate sense of fairness". I woke up this morning, checked the polls, and was literally confused. To me it doesn't make sense why we're still fighting for this crap or why people still feel the need to discriminate. This is the new civil rights era and I'm determined to do everything I can to make sure that the side of love comes out on top. I love you!

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