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My Mom, The best teacher

Happy Teacher’s Day has such a jolly ring to it. I have such fond memories of this day. My school/college days, Mom’s school days and as a teacher, and now, Vidur’s.I remember, the older students would dress as teachers on Sept 5, while teachers conducted the school assembly programs. We’d...

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Music for my soul

I usually like to listen to music as I work. And of course, I have my set of favorites, thanks to YouTube and my own digital library. Today, I was looking for a particular song because it was occupying my head – and in the process, browsed through our Home...

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Goodbye

With a friend almost due to deliver her baby last week, we had the brilliant idea of supplementing her baby-stuff with Vidur’s stroller and baby bath tub, which, thanks to my Mom were neatly preserved, wrapped in plastic and a nine-yard saree, so it wouldn’t have any moisture-related problems. When...

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Another Gokulashtami

This is the second Gokulashtami without Mom. I don’t know if festivals will ever be the same. So far, they’ve been rather low key.  More than what we actually did on those days, it was the atmosphere and the exciting build up that my Mom was so good at, and...

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What’s cooking?

Besides spring onions, lots more.  By the way, I don’t know why I assumed that cutting spring onions will not make the eyes water as much as cutting actual onions. Obviously I was wrong. Eyes water while cutting both spring onions and the regular onions. And chewing gum while cutting...

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Ok, Fate, What next?

Got up this morningLit the lamp, prayed to GodHeated water for my coffee filterPut hand in milk tray to find leaking packet, tray full of milkHad extra milk packets, so no panic.  Went ahead with the morning’s chores, thinking will deal with spill (contained in tray) at leisure after Sury...

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Some focus

And some updates. It has been a pleasant week with Vidur unexpectedly having a week off from school since they’re hosting some regional/national event and have children from other schools occupying the classrooms. Close on the heels of his exams getting over, this was a very welcome break and it...

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