Edison/Iselin, New Jersey. Proof of Indian citizenship or appropriate visa necessary upon arrival (almost).
Had a very fun day yesterday playing at being housewives with my BFF, the coolest Parsi I know in
Inwood, heck, in all of NYC, meandering in and out of shops ($15 for a Shobhaa De novel! Chee!), having a late lunch with the whole chaat place to ourselves, stocking up on many varieties of pickle and filmi mags, and getting disapproving looks from some aunties for a post-meal ciggie.
Seen along the way, a sign in an empty lot that said, simply, “Iselin”, with Devanagri script next to it:
and the serendipitous joining of R. K. Narayan and a chain of coffee-and-donut shops:
and then there was the latest edition to the Ganesh team at home: