Category: reflections

Busakath and Tonaado

Remember how Vidur, when he was about a year and a half old, stunned us by asking a visitor “olik chocolik?” which we quickly deciphered as “you like chocolate?” and when the fascinated visitor gently declined, he floored us by following it up with “eating busakath?” (Eating biscuit?). How we...

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Old Habits Die Hard

As I live longer, I realize that some habits are hard to shed. Unless we do it with a vengeance and shake them off. Consciously. Resolutely. Painfully. Take for example, the stupid habit of folding plastic covers and storing them neatly. For what? You won’t believe this…oh, who am I...

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A Slice of Life

The day, July 9. The time. 5.30 am. The alarm rang. After five minutes of jumbled dreams about oversleeping, I sprang out of bed to get the coffee going so I could have everything ready by 6 am, when the rest of our household would be up. Business as usual,...

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Celebrating the little things

Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart. Winnie the Pooh certainly had it right. I often think that the smallest things can be cozily tucked away, occupying loving space within our being, promptly showing up to encourage us when we feel low, bringing an involuntary...

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Smiles 7 x 7 x 7 x 7

Books soothe the soul. Fill my hours with pleasant activity. Teach me things. And long after reading a book. my thoughts revolve around it for years to come, especially if it has made an impact. I love how I interpret some books in different ways over the passage of time....

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The week that was…

Vidya Sury Coffee With Mi

…and which, at times, left me feeling rather weak. As we got carried away with various things in the real world – also known as “offline” đŸ™‚ blogging took a hit in the list of priorities. I did update Going A-Musing and Your Medical Guide – in the midst of:...

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Three-day break!

Coffee with mi Vidya Sury

What bliss. Seems like a big boon with three days off from school for Vidur. Of course, exams are approaching in a couple of weeks, but that’s cool since the time can be used – at least some of it – for studying. Got a long list of things to...

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