Category: reflections

Light

The sun seems to be shining again, Mi, albeit weakly. This morning I got the computer fixed. I didn’t worry about data. I figured we’d have or retrieve what we needed. Funny how death and related grief give us such a different perspective on life. Our priorities shift. The things...

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Stumbling Along

Sury has left for Mumbai today, Mi, and will be back on Tuesday – 16th. He was undecided whether to go because of Vidur’s neck pain – suddenly he developed a severe pain the day before yesterday. Turns out his heavy school bag is the culprit. Imagine. So now we...

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A Sad Farewell

You won’t believe this Mi, Lakshmi athai passed away. Heart attack. So sad, no? We are shocked. I feel a bit guilty about not talking to her over the past month – but then we’ve been running around so much and I was actually thinking we’d surprise her with a...

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Down But Not Out. Yet.

Oh, lordy lord, Mi. I miss you so much today. I desperately need some cuddling! I feel like a used rag that can no longer be washed and reused. Ugh. That cat is going to think twice before picking me up…and decide to ditch me! I started the diet –...

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Something To Chew On

So I thought I could get the appointment to see that doc today but I’ve got one for tomorrow now. Let’s see how it goes. I’ve got some expectations but am trying to be as realistic as possible…you know my favourite quote – blessed is he who expects nothing, for...

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No Matter What, Life Goes On

So we’re back to the grind, although I must admit, guiltily that the podis are still pending! Got to do it soon over the next couple of days. While standing at the bus stop today, I saw a guy walking towards us. He was carrying a baby and holding a...

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Something We Should Have Done

Mi, here is a lovely quote by Meryl Streep that you will love. I wish we had both pledged to do this. Life was such a struggle, where our achievements were diminished or hushed and our shortcomings magnified. But  I am glad we had each other. Here is the quote:...

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