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The Centipede!!!
Thursday, July 29, 2010      9 comments

The Title really says it all!!!Both my daughters just love going shopping----but while Lotta mulls over things that she plans on buying---Sayali just rushes in pell mell----impulsively and full speed!!!Even today her Closets are overflowing with... Read more
The Eternal Consumer!!!
Wednesday, July 28, 2010      7 comments

This incident took place some 12-15 years back-----and again it features Sayali!!!Now Sayali is an incurable Shopper----she has loads of stuff---the Closets are overflowing with Perfumes, Clothes,Shoes,Cosmetics,Purses
----you just name it--... Read more
The Body-------and ME!!!
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      4 comments

Each day the Sun rises anew and by the time it sets ----an entire day is given to me to with it as I will!!!!That entire day is my goal----my Present and my Future----whatever I can achieve in that 12-18 hour period is what I've earned------the ... Read more
Those Golden Years!!!!
Monday, July 26, 2010      8 comments

The Weather is beautiful in my part of the World these days---perfect Nostalgia Season-----specially when old Melodies play in the background!!!My father loved Bing Crosby,Frank Sinatra,The Kingston Trio,The Platters----the memory of winding up ... Read more
Sunday, July 25, 2010      2 comments

Memories are like Waves on a Sea shore--constantly rushing to the Shore and receding!!!Certain old Photographs posted on my daughter Sayali's Facebook Wall brought some sweetly poignant ones to the fore!!!One of Sayali's friends since Kindergart... Read more
Full Circle!!!
Wednesday, July 21, 2010      8 comments

I grew up in Chandigarh----but my mother hailed from Bombay as it was then----she was a total Bombayite!!!All through my growing years I heard about how "one could do anything in just 24 hours---arrange a marriage with all the trimmings-----get ... Read more
Tuesday, July 20, 2010      6 comments

I started Yoga in January this year---could barely keep my butt firmly on the ground,had trouble sitting cross legged on the Floor Mat,each and every muscle and ligament used to make it's presence felt-----my body was truly in such a stiffly pit... Read more
Reflective Nostalgia 2!!!!
Friday, July 16, 2010      6 comments

Those tiny contractions were the beginning of a prolonged labour----took me 7 days of active Labour--shuttling between my Special Room upstairs and the Labour Room downstairs----the dilation process was painfully slow------pun intended!!!The di... Read more
Reflective Nostalgia 1!!!!
Thursday, July 15, 2010      5 comments

Tomorrow is an important day in our lives---it's our older daughter's Birthday---she turns 39 years old!!!The entire period from her conception to today seems like it just happened yesterday---each and every tiny detail stands out in my mind----... Read more
Sudhir and Me----Tom and Jerry???
Wednesday, July 14, 2010      4 comments

Sudhir and me are two people who understand one another very well and are on the same wavelength----well that's usually---sometimes one of us turns into Tom and the other into Jerry!!!Here I must say that both the Comic characters are mostly eve... Read more
My Elephantine Memory!!!!
Tuesday, July 13, 2010      3 comments

Memories are my Secret Hoard---my Pirate's haul of Treasure----my very own to open out and gloat over!!!Since childhood my Memory has been a Blessing---good and bad both----with every detail of that particular incident etched very precisely and ... Read more
An Arranged Marriage!!!!
Monday, July 12, 2010      9 comments

Some marriages are made in Heaven and the one I'm blogging about TOTALLY is!!!!There are six girls in our Family---equally divided in the way they got married---Alpana,Lotta and Sayali all went in for Love Marriages----but Sharmila,Shilpa and So... Read more
Solve This Riddle!!!!
Sunday, July 11, 2010      5 comments

This used to be Daddy's favourite question after I got married---he'd ask all the visitors to answer his Riddle--he'd say"Komal and I share the same Grandmother-in-law----guess how???" and after Lotta's birth he changed it to"Komal and her daug... Read more
Tasty Memories----Wonderful Food!!!
Saturday, July 10, 2010      7 comments

There is a wonderful Restaurant Chain called "Kwality's" in India.It has branches in New Delhi and in Mumbai too.They've been in business for more than fifty years---and now they're shutting shop in Mumbai-----the Owner's retiring at 86 years ... Read more
Friday, July 09, 2010      9 comments

Nostalgia is a funny thing----Memories are like bubbles-----they rise to the surface-----create ripples and then dissolve slowly into the deep well of the Mind.I belong to a really wacky and idiosyncratic Family-----we're an impatient, unpredi... Read more

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