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    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 least it seemed huge at the time to my 2.2 feet self. Summer days in the balcony under the fabric, pretending to be in a tent. Kudos to my mom for some quick thinking, eh, in creating the setting for my…

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  • Gingi #AtoZChallenge #Childhood #Humor
    #AtoZChallenge Humor parenting

    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…

  • Unexpected Upgrades #reflections
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    Unexpected Upgrades

    I love the words update and upgrade. Probably because they usher in a freshness, something better than before. Like most people, I like to ensure that it is planned. Why? Mostly…

  • That first day of school Vidya Sury
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    That First Day of School

    I would be a liar if I said I didn’t miss the excitement of the first day of school. I am not referring to the very first time my two-and-a-half-year-old stepped…

  • Postcards from the edge. vidya sury snailmail
    Reflections

    Postcards from the edge

    I felt a little out of sorts this morning. When that happens, I usually check in with my to-do list and try to pick something to do – depending on the…