Welcome to Coffee With Mi!

I began writing this blog soon after my Mother, my Angel, passed away in Feb 2010. I miss her very much. She was my best friend and we talked a lot. Most of all, I miss that first cup of coffee I shared with her in the morning, sometimes in...

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After Dark Day 4 June #FMSphotoaday

Was up on the terrace, Mi, walking like we used to. Admiring the canopy of trees. Watching the crows perched on the water pipes.  The pigeons flitting around aimlessly before bed time, probably looking forward to the morning when we scattered grain for them to eat. Watching the moon rise....

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That Red Rose

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You know, Mi, rose petals, especially that vibrant  shade of red – that’s red, right? – remind me of  Raj. Remember how he charmed you the first time you met him? He used to call you the Silver Streak and Grandma, Von Ryan’s Express – because of your short quick...

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On my table Day 3 June #FMSphotoaday

The tears flow down my face even as I smile, looking at this on my table today. Mi, I feel all choked up each time I look at it, which is several times a day. That lump in my throat is never going to go away, I fear. I spent...

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A Moment Day 2 June #FMSphotoaday

A Moment to cherish, to hold in my heart and bask in, whenever I want. Think back. Remember the laughter, the jokes, the noise, the fun. Memories are made of these! At the Microsoft Office 365 Education Indiblogger Meet #CloudBlogathon Meet at The Tower Kitchen, UB City, Bangalore.And I am...

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B is for .. Day 1 June #FMSphotoaday

You will love this, Mi. B is for…what else but a baby? A baby in a beanbag. I met Zach last month and was completely enchanted. Beans. The Yuan Ming Chinese market where we saw these beans and other vegetables.    And this bag from Badri’s Mom. Beautiful. B is...

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You Only Live Once

You know, Mi, when I hear the children say YOLO – acronym for You Only Live Once, I can’t help but think of the number of times I’ve said the same thing – but in different words – “Only one life to live” – whenever we hesitated to – what’s...

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