A common question I get these days is whether I feel more at home here (in India) or in Oklahoma.  I don't quite know the answer to that. But, here's one incident that may give you a glimpse into my mindset.  We are at a restaurant.  There is a lull in the conversation and I start looking around a bit.

"Look," I hear myself thinking, "there is a little kid at that table who looks Indian." I turn around, ready to point this out to my daughter.  This is something we've gotten in the habit of doing in America. The six-year-old, especially, likes to be reminded that she's not a freak of nature.

I stop myself in time. I'm in India now. All the kids here look Indian.

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