Sujatha Bagal

Stories and essays on food, travel, culture.

Volunteerism vs. terrorism

It has been a week since a handful of terrorists brazenly attacked Mumbai and mowed down innocent people going about their lives. A twisted ideology, a few guns and hand-grenades … Continue reading

December 22, 2008

9/11 remembered

A generation ago, the question was, “Where were you when President Kennedy was shot?” For my generation, there are too many questions. Tragedies and calamities abound in our collective memories, … Continue reading

September 9, 2005

Hurricane Isabel – Fairfax County Times

I started cooking first thing in the morning – something I don’t do, ever. I cleaned the house – made the beds in all the rooms, put away all the … Continue reading

September 17, 2003