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Vidur got his results yesterday – First Rank. How I wish you were here to see him. After the class teacher handed over the report card and told me he was first in class, I just couldn’t control myself. I sobbed and sobbed and sobbed. I was thinking – how...

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My Dear Naanu…

Hi Naanu ! I hope you are happy in heaven. I have some good news for you…we have bought some Suraiya and Noor Jehan movies. Well, I haven’t seen all of them but the ones I saw (Badi Bahen, Dillagi, Khandan) were superb, the movies and the songs. I thought...

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Wish You Were Here, Naturally.

You might think that after being in a job that involved field work – and being out in the 47 degree sun – I might be kind of blase about a mere 41 – but no, Mi. 🙂 The stamina has depleted. I can only think about the racks of...

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Memory

I just remembered how you’d laugh at me for constantly listening to a song I got besotted with, until I got over it….here’s one of them – you also enjoyed listening to this. Quite easily one of the nicest no? What a strong voice…I suddenly remembered this song – and...

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Peggy’s home!

Some time in the recent past….. I drop Vidur off at school as usual after the morning rush of packing lunches and making breakfasts and sneaking sips of coffee in between. On the way back home, I stop to shop groceries and other stuff…  I leave the supermarket with multiple...

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Mostly about the boy…

Oh, I love this boy – I really do. It all began on Friday, when we saw a bunch of hair dangling from a wire outside the lift, probably courtesy the upstairs folks. Felt totally grossed out to see it. After I dropped Vidur at school and got back, I...

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Was I…

 Mi – Vidur is maybe beginning to open up a bit. Yesterday he asked me to answer him honestly to his question, “Was I a good grandson to Paati?”. That was easy for me – I told him you always thought he was a ‘golden child’ and the ‘best ever’....

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