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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What Lies Ahead

Today I am poised to enter a new phase in life, Mi, and while I know anything can happen, the immediate future manifests as a closed door. I wait for it to open. I am not quite sure I know what to do. Should I knock? I do not know...

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Enchanting Encounter

So you probably remember our almost close encounters with Saroja Devi, the actress, Mi. How surprised we were to discover she lived just down the road! We would pass her house every day on our walk to the Railway Station park. And Vidur would talk non-stop, asking about her. Then...

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When God Made Mothers

He gave me the best one! Yes, Mi! When I think of all the “giving” you’ve done, my heart swells with love and pride. I am in the process of writing about some of the most outstanding incidents in our life that inspired me and gave me strength, helped me...

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Emergency

That “Emergency” sign always brings a huge lump in my throat. It reminds me of all those occasions when I had to drop everything and run with no real idea of the outcome. But along with the sadness, there have also been times when the situation turned into smiles and...

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Desserts. Not Stressed

You know, Mi, I make  cake regularly now. I wish you were here to enjoy it with us. Takes 15 minutes you know. Just whip the ingredients together and place the mix in the dish and voila! Five minutes later, our home is smelling of cake. I love it. There...

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