Category: memories

Forward Backward

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I’ve been slowly purging you know. I am looking at the big stack of jigsaw puzzles expecting it to dwindle soon. Such pleasant memories of you and Vidur spending hour poring over the pieces! You used to marvel at how quickly he would find the pieces – and the two...

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Bitter and Sweet Memories

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I am sorry I threw out a pack of kariapak. I didn’t realize I’d shoved one at the bottom of the veggie drawer in the fridge and bought another and used it. So when I was busy cleaning up the drawer to accommodate new purchases, I was mortified to see this sad little...

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Unforgettable #MemoriesOfMotherhood

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A couple of days ago, as I fretted over my to-do list yet again, I decided to add one more thing to it, Mi – something you always urged me to do. “Scan all our photo albums“. Thrilled about taking one more major decision, I wandered into your room, with...

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Afternoons and Coffeespoons

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This morning, as I got the coffee going, I was thinking of our Mother’s Day celebrations, Mi. When I poured the coffee decoction into the milk in my tumbler, I saw it form into the shape of a heart that slowly became an M-ish wave and then just blended with...

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When Life Comes A Full Circle

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This morning the doorbell rang and I opened it to see our neighbor. She requested me to go over to her house to check her gas tube. Apparently she was cleaning the 4-burner baby and under it, when the tube connecting the cylinder with the stove came off. She tried...

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New Chutney Partner and Other Trivia

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Mi, I have news for you. I have a new chutney partner. Oh no prizes for guessing who that is!. It is none other than our V. Did you ever imagine he would relish coconut chutney? I am basking in the happiness! Chutney shall flow again in our house. You and...

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Making More Memories

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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...

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