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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
Reflections

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

Gingi

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…