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    14 cherished gifts from 14 years of blogging

    14 gifts I cherish from 14 years of blogging Vidya Sury

    Fourteen years ago, 8 July marked the birth of this blog. Today, I am ecstatic about still being here. Oh yes, “consistency” has always been my middle name…among others. As any blogger will attest, blogging is pure joy. Lots to learn, enjoy, and experience. Thing is, I haven’t always written anniversary posts. Somehow, this year felt like a big milestone. So, as I pondered exactly what to focus on for this anniversary post, I brainstormed inside my head. I also…

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  • That first day of school Vidya Sury
    parenting

    That First Day of School

    I would be a liar if I said I didn’t miss the excitement of the first day of school. I am not referring to the very first time my two-and-a-half-year-old stepped…

  • Postcards from the edge. vidya sury snailmail
    Reflections

    Postcards from the edge

    I felt a little out of sorts this morning. When that happens, I usually check in with my to-do list and try to pick something to do – depending on the…

  • Rain drops keep falling on my head. Vidya Sury
    Reflections

    Rain rain don’t go away!

    There’s something so satisfyingly special about watching the rain from indoors. Warm, cozy, safe, and with a big mug of steaming filter coffee, while the water drizzles or lashes haphazardly, humoring…

  • Joy is in the little things. Vidya Sury
    Mindful Living

    Joy is in the routine

    Some days look like they’re headed downhill and try as you might, the brakes won’t work! I mean, everything that can possibly go wrong, manages to, or tries its very best…