Her: I have to read three books for AP English this summer. Ugh.
Me: Do you get to decide what you read?
Her: Yeah, and we have to write about it when classes start.
Me: Let’s make it four.
What are you studying this summer? It’s a great time to explore something you have been interested in, or to discover the new.
I’m learning more about my Desi ancestry and Partition.
Below: Lady Dufferin Hospital for women, Karachi. The hospital where I was born was built in the 1890s by the wife of the British Viceroy, after whom it is named. Women were dying giving birth at home. It became known for state of the art maternity care in India. Today, it is known for exemplary medical services, combined with inclusion.