KOMAL53's Blogs

Thursday, February 02, 2012      12 comments

Reaching Kolhapur on Thursday evening and being enveloped in a bearhug by my cousin Sanju at the Gate of his Bungalow spelt out the change to me---very poignantly!!!The last time it had been my Uncle--Shyam Kaka--who had welcomed both Sudhir and... Read more
Facing the Future
Tuesday, January 24, 2012      10 comments

Tomorrow we leave for Kolhapur---that wonderful place to which my Umbilical Cord is tied tightly!!!This will be my first visit since Sudhir died---and the first time in 41 years that I'll be alone---I'm wondering if I can face it!!!This place---... Read more
Nostalgic Day!!!
Sunday, January 22, 2012      6 comments

Lonavala has always been a favourite Family Getaway---a place where Sudhir and I escaped to with the Girls often when they were very young and even as they grew older it remained a hit place for us.This was because firstly it is very convenientl... Read more
Fun Time!!!
Wednesday, January 18, 2012      6 comments

I'm slowly settling into a new Routine and am keeping myself extremely busy----so busy that I fall off to sleep as soon as my head touches the Pillow most nights.There are still some sleepless ones but Mumbai Weather has turned chilly and my bed... Read more
Things left undone!!!
Monday, January 16, 2012      3 comments

I have never lived alone by myself---got married very young and moved into a Joint Family--- from where we shifted into our own Flat---and became a Unit within a larger Unit!!!Somehow the bonding between the four of us--Sudhir,our two daughters ... Read more
My Cataract Story!!!
Saturday, January 14, 2012      3 comments

I just discovered a new fact around 28th.November 2011----when Cataract starts developing one gets one's Vision back---for a short period!!That's exactly what happened to me---around mid July 2011.I just couldn't see clearly through my Glasses--... Read more
Another Day!!!
Tuesday, January 10, 2012      7 comments

Time passes so quickly that one remembers certain events like they took place yesterday---when in reality months or years even pass by!!!Today was one such day-----a sad one!!Meena Tai--Sudhir's oldest cousin passed away in February 2011---today... Read more
Keeping Busy!!!
Monday, January 09, 2012      5 comments

Trying to fill a void is never easy--specially when your entire Life has fallen apart!!!however one has to find a way out of the mess and lick one's wounds and start again--to Live!!I'm trying to do the same--a process which takes one step forwa... Read more
My Religious Sentiments
Friday, January 06, 2012      9 comments

I'm writing about my way of looking at both Faith and Religion---anyone of those prevalent today.One could be born a Hindu,Muslim,Zoroastrian or to any sect of Christianity---all have one sentiment in common----a deep love of Peace.No Faith ... Read more
Learning to Live--Alone
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      8 comments

The New Year has dawned and Life continues----with loads of major changes!!!My older son-in-law Mehul asked me in L.A. after all the Funeral Rites were over to try and relax----and learn to take things a little easier now that I was by myself.M... Read more
Memories Again!!!!
Sunday, January 01, 2012      7 comments

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Vanilla Ice Cream with Chocolate Sauce!!!--2
Saturday, December 31, 2011      7 comments

Sudhir and Me Sudhir and Me ... Read more
Vanilla Ice Cream with Chocolate Sauce!!!---1
Thursday, December 29, 2011      5 comments

Indians are mad about being fair---no where in the World will one find so many different brands of Whitening or Fairness Cream-----Melanin is a word that even tiny tots are aware of!!!In this fairness oriented society I'm lucky enough to fall in... Read more
Thursday, December 29, 2011      4 comments

Meha,Sudhir and Me,2005 Lotta and Sudhir 2005 ... Read more
Surviving after Sudhir
Sunday, December 18, 2011      10 comments

Life has a way of serving up surprises---sometimes extremely painful and unpleasant ones!!One has to survive through these the best one can----for one has no option but to grit one's teeth and bear it.For me my World turned Black exactly two mon... Read more

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