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Those were the days,My Friend!!!Part 3
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      5 comments

Indians are blessed with beautiful Flora and Fauna all over the length and breadth of India---some common---some exclusive.One of these perfumed variety of Fauna is a Grass is called Khus.This highly valued popular Grass is prized and widely ava... Read more
Those were the days My Friend!!!Part 2
Monday, January 04, 2010      6 comments

My very dear friend Nita, has a lot of similar experiences-----only she lived in Karwar----I lived in Chandigarh!!!We both belong to the same age group----the same community-----only we lived a long way from each other---still do!!!Like her, my ... Read more
Those were the days,My Friend!!! Part 1
Sunday, January 03, 2010      7 comments

As a child I used to be amused by my Aaji and Akka always carping about "the good old days!!"Today I'm guilty of doing the same. The world and everything has changed almost beyond recognition---as a child some forty years back I'd lie on my be... Read more
Auld Lang Syne!!!
Friday, January 01, 2010      2 comments

Family is a very close bond forged by blood.A family lends support always---in good times and bad---and that support can never be measured by any parameters.I am grateful for my immediate family---the love and support of my husband has always be... Read more
Counting My Blessings!!
Thursday, December 31, 2009      3 comments

As another Year wings it's way out to join History,I begin to count my Blessings and say a fervent "Thank You" to The Almighty for all the Blessings bestowed on me this past year. First and foremost I give heartfelt "Thanks" for my husband and... Read more
Thank You All!!
Wednesday, December 30, 2009      3 comments

Thanks to all my Spark Friends I'm putting my thoughts on paper, so to speak,again---an activity which I had neglected for a long time.The appreciation and encouragement has truly been exceedingly gratifying and a BIG boost to my Ego!!! I am a... Read more
Tuesday, December 29, 2009      4 comments

Our cousin Manju called us out of the blue last night----she was in Mumbai and could she come over to visit? Manju lives in Australia and is our first cousin-----youngest daughter of our Uncle in Kolhapur.She came over for Lunch with her husb... Read more
Sepia Moments
Monday, December 28, 2009      3 comments

Old memories are treasured and hoarded possessions---I spend time with mine whenever I can.My most favourite ones are those of my early childhood---Aazoba's house in Mumbai. My maternal Grandfather-----Aazoba lived on Charni Road in Bombay.Th... Read more
Sunday, December 27, 2009      5 comments

Sudhir's and my story began in October 1969 when he was asked to come to Chandigarh and 'see' me in my natural environment----that was the phrase used by our common Grandmother Akka to both my parents and his mother.We are first cousins----my mo... Read more
Saturday, December 26, 2009      2 comments

Words are so very frustrating As they twist to evade my grasp Hovering just out of reach,enticing Just a mere touch away from my clasp!!! I won't give them the satisfaction Of having thus defeated me so grabbing a handful at random ... Read more
Roses In December
Friday, December 25, 2009      3 comments

As a child I loved the Winter---the hazy Bluish Purple Mountains sprinkled with snowy Icing---the Silver Oak's Rusty brushes thrust against a back drop of deep Royal Blue skies----the heady scent of bonfires of burning dried Leaves---the cold cr... Read more
AMC Cookware 3
Thursday, December 24, 2009      3 comments

I used my AMC utensil today to cook my Cabbage Vegetable and Spinach soup.The Vegetable and Soup both tasted wonderful---the taste was totally enhanced---no Water no Oil needed for cooking----but tasted like Heaven!!!! I just put the washed ,... Read more
AMC Cookware 2
Wednesday, December 23, 2009      3 comments

Guess what??Got my delivery of Cook ware today and got a Demo too----Steaming and Oil-free yes but can anyone believe in oil free Onion Bhajiyas???No residual Oil,dry crisp Bhajiyas from the pan and just yummy!!!Money well spent----the trick is ... Read more
A Bond
Tuesday, December 22, 2009      7 comments

Marriage is a commitment which we make between two like minded persons.In India this is a sacred vow to be kept against all odds.Every woman is supposed to abide by the rules of the bond----till death!!! This the story of one of my aunts---- P... Read more
The House My Grandfather Built
Monday, December 21, 2009      5 comments

This year Sudhir and I went to Kolhapur on our common Uncle Shyam's request.Reason---to say 'Good Bye' to the house that our common Grandfather had built at the end of the century before last.It had stood for over 125 years and was still strong ... Read more

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