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My Mother, My Self

My Mother My Self. A letter to my mom

Dear Mi, And another year has whizzed by. I find it hard to believe that it is now nine years, Mi. Of course, you are in our hearts, encouraging us with your wisdom and humor, but it does not compensate for your presence. Yet, what can we do? Keep your memories alive, that’s all we can do. April is such a special month, Mi! Your birthday. Festivals. April holds another precious memory! As I went through my precious box of…

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The perfect friendship
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The Perfect Friendship

Is there such a thing as a perfect friendship? I’d say yes, since I am blessed with more than a few. During our recent trip to Chail, we spent quite some time exploring the grounds of the Palace, which…

Soul sisters #SiblingStories #SiblingTalk
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Soul Sisters #SiblingStories #SiblingTalk

I thought twice before participating in the #SiblingStories #SiblingTalk blog train. When Ila Varma, who is hosting this blog train announced it, I simply commented “all the best”. I would have left it at that. I am an only…

Memory Lane Villa in Coimbatore
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Down Memory Lane to A Villa In Coimbatore

I was probably five years old when our joint family of 30+ members slowly started dispersing. Marriages, new jobs, job transfers—all the usual things. We lived in Mumbai. My Grandmother’s brothers lived in the family estate very close to…

The BFF trees The other side
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The BFF Trees #ThursdayTreeLove

Can trees be BFFs? Yes! I love gardens. I love trees. I love spending time outdoors. And yes, occasionally i enjoy playing hooky at work. Every time we have a guest, one of the places I like to take…

STOP. Just breathe. Hugger Tree. #Trees #Nature #ForestBathing
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Hugger Tree #ThursdayTreeLove

Stand tall and proud, Go out on a limb, Remember your roots, Drink plenty of water, Be content with your natural beauty, and enjoy the view. So many lessons to learn from trees, eh? And what excellent advice. Here…