Maudlin

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These days, my middle name is Maudlin, Mi. Yes. Foolishly sentimental and emotional. Perhaps being a Mom does that to me. Although, why not? You loved me as much as, if not more than I love my son, so you’d understand. Good ol’ unconditional love. It has this freaky habit...

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Memory lane and a red bra

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I stepped out into our verandah this morning, Mi, just to enjoy the no-pigeon-ness. Sure there are feathers floating around but a far cry from the poop carpet. Oh, two glorious weeks of not scraping shit. I still haven’t done anything to beautify the place because it needs another scrubba...

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Life is short. Enjoy the coffee!

Life is short. Enjoy the coffee Vidya Sury

Five deaths in the family in the first half of 2016, Mi.  If that’s not an indication of how temporary our existence really is, I don’t know what is. It is surreal to receive news of a death.  Talk about fragile lives! Do you remember that early morning in July,...

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What you don’t know

I must disagree with the adage that goes “what you don’t know can’t hurt you”, Mi. Considering I suffer from infobesity and that I am curious as a roomful of cats about everything I come in contact with, I just cannot bear not knowing something. I am not inquisitive, mind...

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Stranger than fiction

Smile and the world smiles with you Vidya Sury

Sometimes, real life is stranger than fiction, Mi. Circumstances, priorities and perspectives transform us in ways we never even imagined. Of late, I’ve been finding it funny how family members don’t care to keep in touch. When I take the initiative to call them, they wax on poetic about how...

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DIY and some self help

DIY Self Help Vidya Sury

R was right you know, Mi. He usually is. After freaking out over the long pending laptop repair, I finally got the broken child fixed. So now I no longer have to fret over the wobbly screen. Although, to the laptop’s credit, I must say it was behaving well in...

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Grate things!

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So jennyway I forgot to tell you that I gave the Mommies a treat last week. Yep. Lemon lamps and all. I prayed. I offered 7 coconuts. And I felt happy. Then I felt happier thinking of how much you would have enjoyed it. Because, you see, each coconut split...

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