Month: August 2018

Happy Independence Day India!

August 23, 2018 Off

“Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now that time comes when we shall redeem our pledge, not wholly or in full measure, but very substantially. At the stroke of today’s midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom.” Fast forward 71 years and the date is…

By Mehak Sharma

Dare to venture past the Red, White, and Blue; You’ll be surprised at what you find.

August 13, 2018 Off

Imagine. You’re strolling on a pristine sidewalk. As your shoulder grazes a variety of t-shirts, sweaters, and blouses, you hear exotic tongues and authentic accents harmonizing in the air around you. Look up and the intricate glass structures are never-ending, curving every which way into the vast blue skies. The glass glimmers in the startling…

By Mehak Sharma

Are our boys really home?

August 2, 2018 Off

Yesterday, 55 remains of presumed American fallen soldiers from the Korean War were welcomed home in a ceremony conducted by Vice President, Mike Pence. At Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii, Pence addressed the thousands of missing soldiers from the war and how the U.S. has been working hard since then to recover as many…

By Mehak Sharma