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Mi, My Best Friend Forever

My Mom My BFF, Mi

My Mom would have been 75 years old today. Happy birthday, Mi! Dear Mi, When I lit the lamp this morning, I looked at the tiny pic of you I’ve snuck into the frame of the Venky*. I looked at your smiling face and smiled back. I do this every day but today is special. I smiled thinking about how you would have made your birthday all about us, instead of you. You would cook special things, do things for…

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Love is in the air #travel #thursdaytreelove #mindfulness
Travel Mindful Living

Love Is In The Air

This gorgeous spot is one of my happy places on my son’s campus. I remember the first time I saw the expanse of green, moist after the rain when the sun just broke out of the clouds. The two…

My Umbrella and I

My Umbrella and I

I bet each one of you has an umbrella story (or several) to tell. My first memory of an umbrella is probably from the time I was five–or younger–huddling under a huge black umbrella with a wooden handle; at…

Gingi #AtoZChallenge #Childhood #Humor
Parenting #AtoZChallenge Humor


It happened in 1982. Most of you reading this were probably not even born (couldn’t resist that—what with most people addressing me as anything but Vidya these days *evil grin*) I was in the first year of college, studying…