A Pleasant Encounter

So Vidur had a nice teachers’ day Mi! He taught 11B a physics lesson and was pleasantly surprised to find they enjoyed his teaching! He was fretting over this for months and was not excited that I would be away on Sept 5 – but you know him. The quick...

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Gurutsav

Teacher’s Day is now Gurutsav, Mi! Today, Vidur will be Teacher, can you imagine? Sometimes I find it tough to believe he is in the 12th standard and this is his last year of formal school, as we know it. The last two days he’s been fretting over what to...

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Something We Should Have Done

Mi, here is a lovely quote by Meryl Streep that you will love. I wish we had both pledged to do this. Life was such a struggle, where our achievements were diminished or hushed and our shortcomings magnified. But  I am glad we had each other. Here is the quote:...

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Oh, those little things!

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So, Mi, this moment, I believe there is a God. I was making a list of things to do as I’ll be busy the next three days. One of them was the staple dosa milaga podi. I was trying to figure out when to fit in the roasting and grinding...

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Healing Memories

And just as some memories hurt, some memories heal, Mi. Today I was up on the terrace as usual walking with Vidur. You know I walk briskly for an hour every day. Some days it is tough – because I am so distracted by the clouds and the birds. It...

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Hold on or let go

That would really depend on the situation, right, Mi? What would I like to hold on to? Memories of you. What would I like to let go? Hurtful memories – you know what I mean. I know you kept advising me that it is best to move on, forgive and...

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You Are Going To Love This

The day before yesterday, I had to go buy curd because we were living dangerously*, Mi!. Yep, last pack. And you know how the last pack is – it leaves you wanting that little bit more. So I toddled down 11th cross to the HOPCOMS outlet – by the way,...

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