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    Festival memories and traditions, old and new

    Festival memories and traditions, old and new

    I woke up this morning and lit the lamp, and had my conversation with the divine as usual. As I sat with my tumbler of coffee, warming my hands and waiting for my son’s call, my mind rolled back to decades ago when Diwali was a big deal at home. Ours was a joint family and we went all the way with traditional celebrations. A week before the D-day, my uncles would sit together and make lists of things to…

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  • Girlfriends Vidya Sury
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    Girlfriends

    The old adage goes that “birds of a feather, flock together”. Maybe. But if you really look around, you’ll find more examples of peaceful co-existence. The variety of people we meet…

  • Happily Ever After Begins Here! OneWeddingWish Vidya Sury.png
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    Of Weddings and Wishes That Come True

    Summer vacations during my school days always meant traveling to meet relatives, or having house guests, and invariably attending a wedding or two. It meant happy times with cousins, aunts and…

  • My mom smiled at me. Her smile kind of hugged me.
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    Mom #AtoZChallenge

    Dear Mi, Happy birthday! You would have been 72 today. I always imagined you as rather frail, super-cheerful, gentle-looking and always busy over the years. I have to confess that I…