Category: reflections

Facts Stranger Than…

vidya sury coffee with mi facts stranger than...

Weird week, Mi. You won’t believe the things I did. I drank hot water, and liked it. I heard your laughter with every sip I took. I avoided coffee and opted for tea instead. (Gasp!) Truth is, I couldn’t taste a thing and thought the ginger-lemon-pepper-honey combo would do me...

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Life and times

reflections coffee with mi

So my heart went back after the short break, Mi. I confess I did a wicked thing—when the airline called to say the Sunday flight was cancelled and asked if they should reschedule for Saturday, I suggested Monday. I mean, why would I cut short that visit, eh? It is...

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Restorations and decluttering

Restorations and decluttering

So, inspired by all the Navratri spirit around me, I decided to clean out the living room cupboard, Mi. Remember how, when we first moved into this house, it was half decorative stuff and half toys? Then gradually, over the years, two shelves were taken over by books. We replaced...

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Some day, some days

some day coffee with mi vidya sury

Some day. Yeah yeah yeah. I know that’s not a day of the week, Mi, but nevertheless it feels good to fantasize about the things I’d love to do, some day. Now you might raise an eyebrow and ask what or who is stopping me from converting fantasy to reality....

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Not so smoothie

not so smoothie vidya Sury

Every once in a while, I want to do the “green” stuff, Mi. Not that I don’t live green to some extent–considering all the green chutneys and salads and fresh fruit–but you know what I mean! All the media, I suppose. So anyway, much against my better judgment, I thought...

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Changing habits

Changing Habits Vidya Sury

I did something earth-shattering, Mi! I reduced my coffee intake. And I think fruits are responsible for this waning desperation to have a cup of coffee. Also, travel. We don’t get good coffee everywhere we go, and it is always safer to stick to tea. Shocking, eh? However, I always...

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Inching On

inching along coffee with mi vidya sury

Funny how sometimes a movie-binge can restore the mental balance. Yesterday, in spite of all we had to do, we were determined to watch a movie. And we did. Right after lunch, because that’s the ideal time. We went so far as to plan it the night before. Of course,...

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