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Dolls and Dreams


I am obsessive about cleaning, and feel strange when I am not organizing or ‘re-cleaning’ things around the house. Today, I attack the toy cupboard. Sadly though, the toy cupboard is only ‘that’ in name. Very few toys remain; the … Continue reading

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The questions kids ask…


We wake up on most days without an inkling of what our dreams were. However, once in a while, we remember with the greatest clarity the vivid kaleidoscope of our dreams; dreams that switch scenes rather abruptly, the appearance of … 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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Weaving a tale – A short story


The rain beat down mercilessly; it had been pouring the whole week. Flashes of lightning captured snapshots of a group of people standing in the pouring rain, with the Banyan tree under which they stood offering only some semblance of … Continue reading

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Power nap on a Sunday afternoon = Bliss


We all lead such busy lives, running from one appointment to the other, trying to tick-off items on that never-ending Things-to-do List, then kids and chores, and cooking and what not. Sometimes, by Monday afternoon, I start wishing for the … Continue reading

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Of pine forests, high jump and dreams


During our recent holiday, when we were outside the local Botanical Gardens, a lady came to us, selling painted pine cones. Image courtesy http://www.indiantourisdestiny.com The pine cones triggered a wonderful memory from my childhood. There was a beautiful pine forest … Continue reading

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Change – A Short Story


Vish sat on the wall that separated land from the ocean. It was a wide wall, and he sat dangling his feet towards the water. He had a job in the docks, a small job that paid for his food … Continue reading

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A Scar-ry Dream


I have a small scar on my forehead, almost hidden by my hair.  My daughter, noticed it one day and asked me if it was a birthmark? I told her that it was a scar from chilhood and proceeded to … Continue reading

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