Coffee With Mi

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

Category: reflections

A bumpy ride

A bumpy ride

School has started. And so have the tests. As usual, when Vidur returns to school after almost two months’ vacation, you know how it is. I hallucinate all the time. One might think that after the hectic morning I’d just…

Busakath and Tonaado

Remember how Vidur, when he was about a year and a half old, stunned us by asking a visitor “olik chocolik?” which we quickly deciphered as “you like chocolate?” and when the fascinated visitor gently declined, he floored us by…

Old Habits Die Hard

Old Habits Die Hard

As I live longer, I realize that some habits are hard to shed. Unless we do it with a vengeance and shake them off. Consciously. Resolutely. Painfully. Take for example, the stupid habit of folding plastic covers and storing them…

A Slice of Life

The day, July 9. The time. 5.30 am. The alarm rang. After five minutes of jumbled dreams about oversleeping, I sprang out of bed to get the coffee going so I could have everything ready by 6 am, when the…

Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart. Winnie the Pooh certainly had it right. I often think that the smallest things can be cozily tucked away, occupying loving space within our being, promptly showing up…

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