The People in the Blog

Minette – my 10-year-old daughter

Appa – her dad (& my husband)

Maman – her mom (me, the blogger)

We live in Cleveland, Ohio.

Thatha – Minette’s paternal grandfather

Aachi – her paternal grandmother

Thatha and Aachi live in southern India.

Grand-Père – Minette’s maternal grandfather

Grand-Mère – her maternal grandmother

Grand-Père and Grand-Mère live in eastern France.

I mention more relatives and other people in this blog.

I have changed some names and some factual details to protect their privacy.