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Wednesday, January 27, 2010      3 comments

Today my Fish Seller Asha got me fresh Sardines----after ages I got this Fish!!!We're lucky to have these women who come to the doorsteps to sell us fresh Fish---the sight of these reminded me of my Jaya---who passed away 7 years ago. Jaya was... Read more
My India
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      4 comments

Today is the 26th.January---India's 60th.Republic Day.Today India became a democratic Republic---one of the largest Democracies of the World. I love watching the Republic Day Celebrations telecast live from the Raj Path,New Delhi.The entire pr... Read more
Monday, January 25, 2010      4 comments

I consider myself to be truly blessed---I have so many friends both old and new -----some of them have become my Soul Mates----but all are very near and dear to my heart!!! My childhood friend Anita and I have retained our contact---earlier it... Read more
Sunday, January 24, 2010      5 comments

The daily Healthy Reflections mail got me thinking----what really does give Happiness???I then decided to list the things I love----things I can't live without---and so here goes guys!!! The best thing about Sudhir is his beautiful smile---I l... Read more
Old Movies!!!
Sunday, January 24, 2010      4 comments

My favourite passtime is watching old movies---both Bollywood and Hollywood---there are some that I can watch any number of times!!!The range is extensive and the best way to connect with the past----watch these old Movies!!! Musicals like "My... Read more
My Cronies and Me
Saturday, January 23, 2010      4 comments

Every evening at 6p.m.-7.45p.m. we 10--15 women meet in our Condominium Complex Compound----just to sit together and chat!!!All of us belong to the same Condominium though some live the in 'A','B' or 'C' buildings and our ages range from 42-70 y... Read more
Embarassing Moments!!!
Saturday, January 23, 2010      1 comments

There are some incidents which begin by being very embarassing---but become fondly recalled funny memories!! In our G.S.B. community we give Baby Showers during the first preganancy---starting after the 7th.month.When I was preganant with Lott... Read more
Mystic Rites
Friday, January 22, 2010      2 comments

Final farewells to Mummy were said on Wednesday----all the funerary rites are finally over. There is one thing that I can't logically explain.Hindus believe that for 13 days after the death the soul is tied to the home and loved ones of the de... Read more
Sunday, January 17, 2010      2 comments

The Konkan strip is like an after thought on the Western Coast of India and begins in Maharshtra and ends at Kerala passing through Goa and Karnataka on the way.Legend has it that Lord Parshurama had sworn to rid the Earth of the Kshatriyas-- th... Read more
All that Clutter!!!
Saturday, January 16, 2010      3 comments

How much of stuff we accumulate during our lives!!!Utensils,clothes----al
l of no use after we go. Mummy's left behind a whole houseful of clutter---utensils made of solid Brass---wedding gifts from her parents.Huge things---one can cook fo... Read more
Old Photos
Friday, January 15, 2010      5 comments

We three sisters were sorting through Photographs---trying to find one that truly reflected our Mother the way she was and a host of memories opened up!!! Long forgotten events--people---incidents---a
ll came flooding back with a rush.We sp... Read more
Sunday, January 10, 2010      9 comments

My mother passed away yesterday-----she had been suffering from a lung problem coupled with a heart condition.She was on Oxygen for the last one and a half year.It was a merciful release for her.May she rest in peace hereafter. She was born on... Read more
My Best Friends-----Books!!!
Friday, January 08, 2010      4 comments

As a child I was a dreamer---always with my head in the clouds!!My best friends were my Books---I learnt to read and write very early and was totally fascinated by Words--still am.Both my parents loved to read and since any other form of enterta... Read more
A Story
Thursday, January 07, 2010      4 comments

Today I'm a bit retrospective about Life----I remembered a story told very often by Le Corbusier---'Grand-Pere' to us.He used to tell us about how there should be dignity in Death---according to him Death was a very private affair. The story h... Read more
The Headlines!!!
Thursday, January 07, 2010      3 comments

Last night I read the Newspaper headlines---children of 10-12 years of age committing Suicide!!!I lay awake the whole night-----too upset to sleep. Why are the little children so depressed???What is the cause of their misery----the increased S... Read more

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