it's avni. not vavni, ami and certainly not arni.

Anvi, Avin, Ani, Avini are some of the tamer and understandable mangles.Vivienne, Ami, Vavni, some of the more inventive....more

Grandmother's Lost

When I should have been doing something else, I found myself immersed for hours in comparing images of women. I found myself longing for an app I could use to point my phone at the photos that would scan them and tell me (from built in facial recognition technology) whether one child in a photo was the same person in another photo taken 20 years later. Was the old grandmother the same young woman in this photo, or this one?...more

Proof To Be Proud?

  My entire life I've been proud of who I am, proud of where I came from...more