Coffee With Mi

Mi, I toast you with a tumbler of freshly brewed kaapi!

Category: memories

And now, bad news

I didn’t think I’d be writing this so soon, Mi. P’ma passed away yesterday. It is odd to think you did not live to see/hear it. Of course you would have cried and felt miserable, because no matter what, blood…

More than words

Dear Mi, My Mom Devi – One Sweet Day in 1973 You are always more, much more than words. You are hugs, smiles, laughter, love and above all, fun. October 15 – what happy memories we have, enhanced even more…

When I opened the door this morning to retrieve the newspaper and milk bag, I was pleasantly welcomed by a blast of cold air, thanks to the rains yesterday. A wave of nostalgia hit me right away, as I remembered…

Nostalgia

My mother loved Talat’s songs.  She also sang pretty well, herself – and hummed almost all the time. Here’s a song she loved. Film: Patita, Singer Talat MahmoodSong: Hai sab se madhur woh geet in the velvety layered voice that…

Oh, that list!

January is Hanuman Jayanti month – and looks like my to-do list is being highly influenced by one of my favorite deity’s tail :-). It’s growing. And growing. Never seems an end to it because am adding new things every…

Of deaths

The week that went by was quite eventful. We experienced the death and sad loss of our illustrious neighbor Mr Santosh Kumar Gulvady, who passed away quite suddenly at age 72. As usual he went downstairs, after chatting with the…

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