Travelin Granny-globe Trotting Memoirs

Synopsis

Mrs Saroj Gopal Kulkarni, Travelin Granny Born in Sandkeshwar, Maharashtra State, India on January 25, 1931, Saroj lost her mother at a very early age and became the surrogate mother for her family. She had no time to play as a youngster but has had a great time in her travels since then. .......................................................... She married Gopal S. Kulkarni in 1951 in an arranged marriage in India. Her first stay in the United States was from 1964 to 1967 while her husband completed his PhD in Geography at Pitt. .......................................................... She landed back in the US in January of 1969 while TechnoGranny was getting ready to be a young bride in a small town in Pennsylvania. But Techno Granny will tell you they have much in common because of their Wonderlust. .......................................................... Saroj landed back in the US in January of 1969 and has not left aside from periodic trips to her home in India and wonderful travel experiences. She resided in Indiana, Pa from 1969 to 1993 when the husband retired from IUP department of Geography and they moved to Pittsburgh to live with her daughter and son-in-law. Dr. Kulkarni passed away in April of 2000. Mrs. Kulkarnis has enjoyed a flavorful life travelling with her husband and since then. She wishes to continue her travel experiences and is convincing Techno Granny to travel with her.

Episodes

  • Travelin Granny-Globe Trotting Memoirs, Made in India and the USA

    Travelin Granny-Globe Trotting Memoirs, Made in India and the USA

    21/05/2015

    Today Author of Saris and Soap Operas, Saroj Gopal Kulkarni and daughter Sunita Pandit talk about their nuclear family and the trans continental growing up of Sunita, Nitin, Rajiv and even grandson Siddharth and the talented and successful adults they have become. Listen in to find out why they are all "Made in India and the USA."

  • Travelin Granny-Globe Trotting Memoirs, A Modern Arranged Marriage

    Travelin Granny-Globe Trotting Memoirs, A Modern Arranged Marriage

    11/02/2015

    Sounds like something out of the 16th Century but this is a 1980 marriage of two Indian Americans. 34 years later it could be said that some times the in laws no more in advance if a marriage can work than the couple themselves.| Sunita Pandit, Saroj Gopal Kulkarn's daughter and Dr. Santosh Pandit are a happy outcome of an arranged marriage in a time when most Westerners find it archaic.| This episode is a prelude of more to come in the late February, 2015 of Saroj Gopal Kulkarni's memoirs of her early life in India and Odyssey to the United States as a young bride. Watch for release of Saris and Soap Operas.

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