Coffee With Mi

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

Believe it or not!

As usual, I started the online day with a look at a lovely quote. And thought it was so appropriate for the wonderful relationships in our life. I can’t believe that a week has gone by since you left us….

Wanted Alive AND Dead!

I am going nuts with the pressure to do ‘last rites’ because the ‘saastram‘ says so. Every day mama calls – he says: you carried out your mother’s last wish. Now you have to succumb to the family’s wishes. Why?…

I woke up early, got the coffee going, brushed my teeth, lit the lamp, offered milk as ‘neivedyam’, grinned at your picture, washed the vessels, got the washing machine going – and then heard your voice whisper in my ear…

Mother of Mine

My mother, Devi,  was something else. Nice to a fault. I’d always get a bit mad at her for insisting on looking at only the good aspect of everything. Me – I tend to be boringly practical – but hey,…

Everyone who came to know about my mother’s death (now there’s a word that is so – final) kept praising me – about how well I looked after her. My mother was easy to be with, easy to look after,…

DOD

Its crazy. We keep seeing DOB (date of birth).  When I saw DOD on the hospital document – it just broke my heart afresh. Date of Death – February 8, 2010. Who would ever want their mother to die? Stop…

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