Bright Day 7 June #FMSphotoaday

What is bright, Mi? Would you describe bright as: The look on Vidur’s face when you gift him a book?The smiles following food distributed at the Sai Baba temple on Thursdays?Our eyes shining when you praise us for something?The rainbow colors on the road when petrol mixes with water?The blood...

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Transport on Day 6 June #FMSphotoaday

Interesting prompt today, on Day 6 of the #FMSphotoaday challenge, Mi. Transport. I almost took a photo of the lift – then I realized I could do better! So on with the pictures already! Transport.  Covering distance. Sometimes Slow. Sometimes Fast. Ha ha. Or not so fast in a traffic...

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World Environment Day on Day 5 June #FMSphotoaday

This prompt is a given, Mi! I really wish you had been around to see this particular piece of art by Vidur, which was published in the  IISc. 2010 calendar, that too for the month of November!. Today is World Environment Day. This year’s theme is Think. Eat. Save. Think...

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Welcome to Coffee With Mi!

I began writing this blog soon after my Mother, my Angel, passed away in Feb 2010. I miss her very much. She was my best friend and we talked a lot. Most of all, I miss that first cup of coffee I shared with her in the morning, sometimes in...

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After Dark Day 4 June #FMSphotoaday

Was up on the terrace, Mi, walking like we used to. Admiring the canopy of trees. Watching the crows perched on the water pipes.  The pigeons flitting around aimlessly before bed time, probably looking forward to the morning when we scattered grain for them to eat. Watching the moon rise....

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That Red Rose

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You know, Mi, rose petals, especially that vibrant  shade of red – that’s red, right? – remind me of  Raj. Remember how he charmed you the first time you met him? He used to call you the Silver Streak and Grandma, Von Ryan’s Express – because of your short quick...

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On my table Day 3 June #FMSphotoaday

The tears flow down my face even as I smile, looking at this on my table today. Mi, I feel all choked up each time I look at it, which is several times a day. That lump in my throat is never going to go away, I fear. I spent...

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