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Ageing?Guess So!!!

Friday, June 17, 2011      4 comments

The Summer is over and so is the Vacation but this year has been different from the others---this year after a long,long time the house was filled withEnergy and Life---Song and Laughter---our younger daughter spent the Summer with us---in India... Read more

Bygone Days--Memories!!!

Monday, May 23, 2011      4 comments

Frontier Mail then Today called The Golden Temple Mail Read more

The Western Ghats of India 2--Photos

Sunday, May 22, 2011      4 comments

Views on way to Bhushi Dam Read more

The Western Ghats of India 1--Photos

Sunday, May 22, 2011      1 comments

The Bhimashankar Cliffs in the Sahyadris The Hills surrounding Pune in Summer--dry and yellow with a fe... Read more

My Food Culture

Monday, May 16, 2011      4 comments

I grew up with a Food Culture that was unique---a strange hotch-potch of various Culinary Streams!!!My first Meal when I started Solid Food was "Khimti" made from a powdered mix of washed,dried and then dry roasted till lightly browned and crisp... Read more

Pictures of my Genetic Country!!!

Sunday, May 15, 2011      8 comments

I am a very funny mixture of two vastly different Regions of Maharashtra---and extremely am proud to be so!!!My father was a "Ghaati"----belonging to the fertile Kolhapur region on the Plateau of the Western Ghats---while my mother was a "Konkan... Read more

Hot Indian Summer--3--Pictures

Sunday, May 15, 2011      2 comments

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Hot Indian Summer --2--Pictures

Friday, May 13, 2011      3 comments

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Hot Indian Summer 1--Pictures

Thursday, May 12, 2011      7 comments

These Bougainvilleas add splashes of hot,b... Read more

Under the Umbrella Tree!!!

Tuesday, May 10, 2011      6 comments

Since childhood I've loved the Rain Tree---called the "Umbrella Tree" by my daughters!!This Tree is special because it predicts Rain---it's leaves fold like two palms pressed together in the typical Indian "Namastey"---folded together palm to pa... Read more

A Whiff of Indian Perfume-2---Pictures

Thursday, May 05, 2011      8 comments

The "Chameli" a variety of Jasmine in India with a heady Perfume This is "Sayali" Jasmine with a very s... Read more

A whiff of Indian Perfume 1--Pictures!!

Thursday, May 05, 2011      6 comments

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Parenting--Memories!!!

Wednesday, May 04, 2011      3 comments

Lotta married on 14th. February 1993 and Sayali left home on 20th. August 2000 to study at RIT and marry her Fiance there---since then it's been just Sudhir and me---staidly meandering along together.I've never really been the "mushy" Mother---I... Read more

Poor Sayali Chick--coping with Ole Ma Hen!!!

Tuesday, May 03, 2011      7 comments

It's as if the years have just rolled back---Sayali's in Mumbai for a Project and living at home---and the Time Zones have seamlessly joined together!!!It's not as if I miss the Girls---Sudhir and I have settled into being "Staid old Bores" acco... Read more

Growing Up--3

Wednesday, April 27, 2011      7 comments

The next Stage in my growing up was meeting and falling in love with Sudhir---a more comical tale is impossible to find!!!Akka our common Grandma--his maternal and my paternal---was all the time worried that living in the "back of beyond" place ... Read more


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