Author: Vidya Sury

Saraswati Lives With Us

It is Saraswati Puja today Mi…and here we were, assuming it was tomorrow. Result? Not ready to celebrate! Can you imagine? Because we haven’t shopped for all the trappings​ – flowers, fruits, etc etc. Then Vidur suggested we celebrate it tomorrow. Yes, aren’t we great at rescheduling things according to...

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Sweet 17 Memories

What a birthday I had, Mi. Sweet 17, for the third time. I laugh to think back on the time I was actually 17! Gosh! What was I up to then? Just finished 12th and was running back and forth from Madras to Hyderabad, and not at all happy about...

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A Back To School Memory

This prompt for Day 2 of The SITS Girls Back to Blogging Challenge  got me thinking, Mi. I am recalling all my “back to school” years. I don’t really remember my first day at school at Little Flower Primary School where studied from Grade 1 to 4. I smile to...

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Fall Bucket List #SITSBlogging

I like to think we’re enjoying “Fall” right now, Mi. The ground is covered with flowers wherever there’s a tree and when I step out early in the morning, it is lovely to see yellow, pink and cream everywhere. Remember how Vidur and you would return home from your walks...

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Life Is Too Short To…

life is too short to

Mi, the past few days have been like a roller-coaster. And the closer I get to my birthday (yeah yeah, your little girl will be one year closer to older). And definitely wiser. Because Life is too short not to recognize how awesome I am. Yes, I am working on...

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Light

The sun seems to be shining again, Mi, albeit weakly. This morning I got the computer fixed. I didn’t worry about data. I figured we’d have or retrieve what we needed. Funny how death and related grief give us such a different perspective on life. Our priorities shift. The things...

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One More Goodbye

I think we’re God’s favorite family right now. First, we got news of Aunt passing away unexpectedly. Then I’ve been sick as a dog. Some people would jokingly suggest the feminine gender of that little word. Ha. Now today, I was shocked to hear that V’s son committed suicide. Depression....

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