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Happy Birthday, Mi. Snatched away at 64…you would have been 69 today. Always alive in our hearts. Here is the essence of this song’s truly beautiful lyrics: We have never seen Him (God) But there is no need to, because how can His face be different from yours, oh Mom?...


Of sweat, laughter and tears

vidya sury peepul

Feels rather sick to get a whiff of our own sweat, Mi. So warm! In spite of those heavy rains a couple of days ago. More like splashing water on a hot griddle! You know, I can’t sit slumped because wherever skin contacts skin, it becomes wet. On the other...


Just Do It

I imagined you said that, and did. What, you ask? Eat oranges. Yes, I am actually enjoying oranges almost every day. Until, of course someone says it is not good for me. These days, as soon as Vidur and I return from our walk, we wash our feet and hands...


Headlines Today

coffee with mi papaya

So, Mi. today I’ll begin with the good stuff. I have news for you. All of the headlines variety. Do you want to know the big news first, or the big news first? Okay, I’ll tell you the news that is closest to your heart. Vidur is now officially in...



The morning dawned bright and clear. Actually no. Hot and humid is more like it. My Honda Activa dazzled with a brand new battery. I was contemplating getting it serviced before announcing that it was for sale. I called K and he came over – since I couldn’t ride there....


She was too late

coffee with mi

Even today, when I think of all the attempts to foil every plan we made for an outing, I find it amusing. Time does heal. But back then, I remember how mad I used to get and how frustrated, helpless I’d feel, Mi. Especially during our 6 year stint in...


I have lost it

And I don’t know how, Mi. Not complaining really…but a little surprised nevertheless. The good news is I don’t have to alter the bag of clothes I’ve been procrastinating over for months now. The bad news is all the clothes I’ve bought since are a size too large. Okay, so...

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