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New Tricks!!!
Sunday, February 14, 2010      5 comments

Computers are a blessing----agreed.They keep me connected to my SP friends who have become very near and dear to me in such a short span-----not being able to communicate with them makes me restless!!!However to stay connected one needs a Comput... Read more
Of Grapes---and Wine Making!!!
Thursday, February 11, 2010      4 comments

The Fruit Wallah came over an hour back---with Papayas,Pomegranates,Musk Melons and---Grapes.The Grapes were truly luscious---mouthwateringly so---Black seedless Grapes.I bought just 500gms.---tomorrow's Shivratri---my fast---- so these will d... Read more
Tuesday, February 09, 2010      7 comments

My dear friend Zanna put it beautifully in her comment on my Blog yesterday---Progress is a mixed blessing!!! She spoke about the exchange of Cultures,Food and Clothing---here I'd say that copying a Dress Code or Culture is just that---people ... Read more
My Musical Morning
Monday, February 08, 2010      6 comments

Early this morning I woke up feeling unreal---there were the plaintive notes of a beautifully played Flute floating in the atmosphere---mingling with the daily Bird Song!!!The notes rose and fell with such beautiful cadence that I didn't realise... Read more
My Red Tikka(Dot)
Sunday, February 07, 2010      8 comments

I just posted my parents photograph on my Photos page---Daddy's so besotted and Mummy's embarrassed---I chanced to see a comment on my Red Tikka/Bindi(Red dot)on my forehead on a photograph of Sudhir and me posted there. This tikka used to be ... Read more
Not to Worry!!!
Saturday, February 06, 2010      3 comments

To my dear friend Nita,Ann and others. These blogs were just a trip down memory lane---not so sweet but not too bad either!!! I have been TOTALLY cleared by the Doctors for the next six months---just Sudhir's getting jittery makes me go off---... Read more
Friday, February 05, 2010      10 comments

God always gives me the warning of the future ailments---each time I ignore His message----till it actually hits me those many years later!!! In 1975 I had a an infection in my Lymph Glands---in the neck on the right side.The Doctors suggested... Read more
Thursday, February 04, 2010      4 comments

My first brush with Angina came when I was just 24 years old-----one fine day I just fainted----out of the blue---and the ECG revealed that I had an Angina problem----I was supposed to take things easy!!! Now picture this---if a person who wei... Read more
Wednesday, February 03, 2010      4 comments

Today was my date with the Tata Memorial Hospital and Dr.Rajan Badwe-----Sudhir as usual was fraught with tension----he always fears the worst!!!Sudhir is basically a worrier and because I used to be so healthy and strong----he's never really ha... Read more
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      5 comments

The Almighty has always been gracious to me by blessing me with some such relationships that cannot be defined---the bonds are so firm and very deep!!!One of these bonds is the one with Amma---my Ayah (Nanny). We first met when I was two month... Read more
Touching but Exasperating!!!!
Monday, February 01, 2010      6 comments

I'm a hot tempered woman with a very short fuse.Add to that the fact that The Almighty forgot to fit a silencer in my voice box----my voice rings out embarrassingly loud---ALWAYS!!!Besides this I'm a person blessed with very little Patience---a ... Read more
Kolhapuri Days 2
Sunday, January 31, 2010      3 comments

Sorry about the abrupt ending yesterday---I'm not usually so emotional!!Coming back to where I left off,my Summer Vacations there resumed after our marriage. By this time our Uncle Shyamkaka/Mama had turned hotelier and started a residential... Read more
Kolhapuri Days--1
Saturday, January 30, 2010      2 comments

Our hometown Kolhapur is a quiet beautiful place---very verdantly green and situated on top of the Deccan Plateau.Blessed with a dry climate plenty of Water and fertile loamy black soil it is every farmers dream---lush and verdant!!! This town... Read more
Pancha Ganga
Friday, January 29, 2010      3 comments

I belong to the town of Kolhapur----my father's town.We try to go there as often as we can---since it was our common Grandpa's house we both loved going there.This year things will be a little different.The old house has been sold----not ours an... Read more
Vasai Waalahs
Thursday, January 28, 2010      3 comments

Blogging about Jaya made me nostalgic---there are some more old regulars----with whom too my association goes back almost as long!!These folks are Fruit and Vegetable Vendors in the Market----they sit on the pavement in the open air with their ... Read more

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