Karma

I walked into the office and as if on cue, the phone started ringing. Still 15 minutes to go and here was the first call of the day, already. So much for coming in early to enjoy a quiet cup of coffee before starting my day. I answered, listened and...

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Senses Working Overtime

So excited Mi! Yesterday we went shopping – nay – scouting for Vidur’s school jacket. (Aside: I can’t believe I still type “virus” first whenI start typing Vidur! I remember how you scolded me when I first told you!) None of the usual suspects had his size. One chap kindly...

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This morning

Mi – such a cute sight i saw this morning. was returning from yeshwantpur and took the second bus after letting the first one go – 30 + people squashed like sardines in a can into it. Not that I’ve seen one, but I can visualize it – stuffy stinky....

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I Knew It Was My Last Day There

Vidya Sury

I knew it was my last day there, Mi. I dressed formally even though I knew it would be a relaxed day at office. It would be a happy-sad day, reminiscing about good times. As I felt the love and heard the “I’ll miss you’s”, I thought, how lucky I...

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If Ignorance Is Bliss, Why Aren’t More People Happy

Remember how Grandma used to keep quoting that, Mi? “Kanna moodina ulagam maranjuduma di?” (Loosely translated – If you close your eyes will the universe cease to exist?) For some, it is easier to stick that head in the sand because ignorance is bliss. And that sand can seem pretty...

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Blog Action Day #humanrights #bad2013 #Oct16

Courtesy of: http://www.blogactionday.org   You know, Mi, when I saw the theme was Human Rights for this year’s Blog Action Day (October 16, 2013), a day after your official birthday (October 15) I was contemplative. I watched the following video and my eyes filled up because what they’re showing is...

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If Wishes Were Equine

Vidya Sury box of wishes

Every once in a while, I wonder how it would have been if you were still alive, especially since we were all convinced that Jan 2010 ushered in recovery and good health, after you had survived spinal TB. I fantasize about buying you XS size kurtis in different shades of...

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