Category: memories

Making More Memories

coffee with mi vidya sury

I am still pinching myself over Vidur being in the midst of his 12th std. exams. I feel like sobbing each time I visualize not going to the school. And of course it takes me right back to those days when he joined the school, 12 years ago. How you...


Memories Of Another Day


Feb is a nerve-wracking month in so many ways, Mi. For how could I not relive those days in 2010…. Do you remember how our house guest arrived on Feb 2 to attend an interview in our town? We invited him to stay when he called to tell us the...


Fresh-Faced Forever

Neem. Always brings a smile, Mi. I am wondering if I should feel guilty about going through my teenage years with smooth skin while my peers were busy trying all sorts of lotions, pastes and creams to hide those craters that would unexpectedly appear at the most inconvenient moments! How...


All Fired Up

vidya sury all fired up

Would you believe that Vidur loves baingan bharta? So every time I buy the big variety, I get two or three so I can save one for the bb, one for vetha kozhambu..yum! and one for vangi bath. But my favorite memory is that time when we would realize it...


Gone Girl

You know how it is when suddenly a memory, or a series of memories hit us most unexpectedly, right? That’s what happened a few days ago. On a whim, and because the morning was awesomely chilly, I decided to accompany Vidur to school, just to enjoy the sights en route....


Sad Songs Make Me Cry

Sad songs make me cry. I know, you laughed. I, the one who is not quick to shed tears, actually am a softie when it comes to sad songs, children singing, group bhajans, people starving – especially children, old people being ill-treated, children crying…. Ha! Quite a longish list eh? So...


A Fine Fetish

The excitement of new clothes never dies for me, you know! Last week, I came across a lovely kalamkari kurta and coveted it. However, I just added it to my wishlist and forgot all about it. Then two days ago, thanks to the constant reminder these websites keep sending, I...

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