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14 gifts I cherish from 14 years of blogging Vidya Sury
Reflections

14 cherished gifts from 14 years of blogging

Fourteen years ago, 8 July marked the birth of this blog. Today, I am ecstatic about still being here. Oh yes, “consistency” has always been my middle name…among others. As any blogger will attest, blogging is pure joy. Lots…

That first day of school Vidya Sury
Parenting

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 into playschool, and jauntily walked off, quite happy…

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 duration of pepping up I need. So yes,…

No Wires Attached But Connected Vidya Sury
Mindful Living

No Wires Attached, But Connected

It is a beautiful morning and I set out for the gym down the road, looking forward to a vigorous workout. My first stop is the treadmill. I press the “quick start”, set the speed and get ready to…

Rain drops keep falling on my head. Vidya Sury
Reflections

Rain rain don’t go away!

There’s something so satisfyingly special about watching the rain from indoors. Warm, cozy, safe, and with a big mug of steaming filter coffee, while the water drizzles or lashes haphazardly, humoring the wind, loitering around with it, playing with…