Teachers Day

teachers day

“Even without a room full of students, you still have a lot of class!” You are my first Teacher, my mentor, Mi. I have fond memories of you getting worked up over what to wear for Teacher’s Day in your school. Your colleagues and you would plan ahead and go...

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Smiles all the way

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The Prayers in the Pantry worked! All it needed was an intention eh? Yes, I actually did it. Cleaned out the prayer room. I can now walk in. Stand close to the altar and not reach across a million interesting things piled up on the floor in  my short path....

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Coffee, Scrubbing, Painting

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Whenever I have a cup of instant coffee I really shouldn’t be having in the afternoon, but can’t resist, I fondly remember our “4 o’clock” ritual. You’d see  me looking harassed and quickly heat the milk and bring me a steaming yellow mug of coffee that you’d insist I dropped whatever...

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Prayers In The Pantry

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I am somehow determined to clean up the prayer room/store room, Mi. I came across the boxes of homeopathy tinctures and meds. I wasn’t sure what to do! Then I thought I’d ask the shop fellers if they want it. What else to do? I am sorting through all the...

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Dough Vs. Batter

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I am building my recipes as I go. It feels quite funny. Yesterday I thought I’d make roti and subzi. So I chopped onions and cabbage with the intention of mixing it with the flour for dough to make a two-in-one one dish meal supplemented with salad and curd. Then...

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Not So Tech Savvy

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In fact, quite tech un-savvy. So I had laptop problems today. And you know what an utter waste of time it is to try sorting it out, not to mention the hours of frustration trying to read stuff in forums where some people seem to know everything and finally ending...

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Discovery

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Went shopping today, Mi. Okay that’s a euphemism for what I went. I strolled 9th cross today and was just thinking of our flowerlady when I just stopped, midstride, frozen. For, what I saw was a neat row of crates with veggie along the sidewalk. New development while we were...

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