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Some day, some days

some day coffee with mi vidya sury

Some day. Yeah yeah yeah. I know that’s not a day of the week, Mi, but nevertheless it feels good to fantasize about the things I’d love to do, some day. Now you might raise an eyebrow and ask what or who is stopping me from converting fantasy to reality....

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Serendipity

serendipity coffee with mi vidya sury

It is that time when I must take stock around the house and dispose off eggestras. And of course, as usual, Fate beat me to it. I opened the fridge to keep something and was about to shut the door when my eye caught something strange. I opened the door...

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Oh, those 80s hits!

If I ever had to rewind to a time in my life, it would have to be the 80’s, Mi. Significant for so many reasons. Our lives changed for ever when we moved from Hyderabad the first time. To me it seemed like the end of the world because we...

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I Knew It Was My Last Day There

Vidya Sury

I knew it was my last day there, Mi. I dressed formally even though I knew it would be a relaxed day at office. It would be a happy-sad day, reminiscing about good times. As I felt the love and heard the “I’ll miss you’s”, I thought, how lucky I...

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If Ignorance Is Bliss, Why Aren’t More People Happy

Remember how Grandma used to keep quoting that, Mi? “Kanna moodina ulagam maranjuduma di?” (Loosely translated – If you close your eyes will the universe cease to exist?) For some, it is easier to stick that head in the sand because ignorance is bliss. And that sand can seem pretty...

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If Wishes Were Equine

Vidya Sury box of wishes

Every once in a while, I wonder how it would have been if you were still alive, especially since we were all convinced that Jan 2010 ushered in recovery and good health, after you had survived spinal TB. I fantasize about buying you XS size kurtis in different shades of...

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