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Grandma’s Chess Game


It is late in the afternoon. The curtains are billowing in the breeze. My mom winds up her chores and settles down on the couch with her afternoon mug of coffee. She smiles in anticipation, as she awaits the arrival … Continue reading

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Bread and Breakfast


This Monday morning, we all had a serious case of the blues. We dragged our feet from room to room, bracing ourselves for the week ahead. I went into the kitchen to get started on breakfast. When I opened the … Continue reading

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Moms and lunch boxes


My kids are now at the age where they seem to be hungry all the time and are always asking for food. One meal is barely over before they want to know ‘what and when’ they will eat next. As … Continue reading

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Imaginative nose


I have a sharp sense of smell. I can smell, from afar, if all the masalas in my curries have blended well for that perfect aroma. Enough said. A few months ago, when I got back home in the evening, … Continue reading

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Imaginative nose


I have a sharp sense of smell. I can smell, from afar, if all the masalas in my curries have blended well for that perfect aroma. Enough said. A few months ago, when I got back home in the evening, … Continue reading

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Innocence – A short story


Malaika was a little girl, aged five. She lived with her parents and little sister, Sarika, in a beautiful cottage on Fern Hill.  Sarika had just turned three. Malaika was in kindergarten in a school nearby. Malaika loved Sarika to … Continue reading

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