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Are You An Early Riser?

Vidya Sury Are you an early riser

One of the most solid habits I developed, growing up was being an early riser.  I am a child of the sixties and in our household – a joint family with my Grandmother, three Uncles,  Aunts, my Mother and I – it was normal to be up early. My Gran, Mom and Aunts were up at 4 am to get the coffee started, followed by preparations for breakfast and packed lunches. My Uncles were up soon after and our home…

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Ready. Get Set. Go. NaNoWriMo

When I signed up for NaNoWriMo in 2011, I was very excited. For extra motivation, I had this calendar to refer to – a painting by my son which was featured in the IISc desk calendar for the month…

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11.11.11 and NaNoWriMo Update

What with all that talk about the great sequence date, I decided to title this post with it. It is significant after all, considering we won’t see it again any time soon. At least not in my lifetime. Looks…