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My life’s story blends spice, curiosity, and lessons from here and there.

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Dear Followers,

Thank you for joining the maiden voyage on my very own magic carpet! I’m excited to share stories, recipes, and perspectives blending “foreign” and familiar — to delight and inspire. Please let me know your thoughts and ideas for a sweeter and more resonant journey. Savor our trip to the past, seated in the present in search of what lies beyond the horizon.




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Punita shares her musings about midlife, her immigrant family, and life at the intersection of disability and diversity. She loves history, words, and culture.