Monthly Archives: November 2015

What is ‘home’?


The word ‘home’ means so many things to so many people. It can be a physical space or a space in one’s heart, it can be a feeling of joy created when you are with family or loved ones, it … Continue reading

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Pit Stops on my morning walk


I usually head out for my long, morning walk, after the kids have left for school. I take a long walking route, about 6 to 7 kms. The sun is usually quite hot by then, and the sky a nice … Continue reading

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Sibling banter


Last night, we wound up after what was a very long day for all of us. I sat with the kids, listening to their friendly sibling banter, my mind focused on my ‘Things to do list’. Only a few things … Continue reading

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Letter mirrors


A few years ago, when my Dad passed away, and my mom was clearing out some old stuff, she chanced upon a bundle of letters that I had written to my parents, when I was in my twenties and  working … Continue reading

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Point of view on a lazy evening


It is evening, around 6 pm. I drag my easy-chair out, to the balcony. Pinkish golden clouds are flirting with the Sun, as he bids adieu for the day. The birds in the trees nearby are chirping loudly, catching up … Continue reading

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What’s in a view? Everything…


One of the best ways to realize the passage of time is when you realize that suddenly, a huge building has popped up right next to your place of work or home, or on one of the roads you frequent. … Continue reading

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Deepavali memories


I stand in my kitchen peering into the kadai, adding besan, spoonful by spoonful, into the bubbling sugar syrup that’s right now gurgling out golden ghee…..I leave the gas burner for a minute to get a drink of water & … Continue reading

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Moms & Snack boxes


I don’t know about all you moms out there, but when my kids were in kindergarten and primary school, it was a big challenge to decide what to pack for their recess snack boxes and lunch boxes. Some years, the … Continue reading

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The Tar Baby and A Big Sister


Many, many years ago, when I was in high school, my little sister was in primary school. Those days, we lived in an apartment block that had a coating of tar on the roof.  That year, all the apartments were … Continue reading

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Coffee Friends


Earlier, I had written a post about Popcorn Friends. There are many different types of moments in life that can be enjoyed with different types of friends. Today’s post is about Coffee Friends. Simply put, Coffee Friends are those with … Continue reading

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