I see you

I see you

Dear sister, I know you love festivals, just like every one else. You love to dress up and celebrate and have a house full of friends and relatives. It’s Rakshabandhan tomorrow and the children are excited as children are wont to be for almost anything at all. The husband is happy too at this break …

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The heart of a festival

The heart of a festival

Dear H and N, Yesterday was Rakshabandhan – the day for sisters and brothers. The popularly accepted version of the festival says that sisters should tie rakhis onto the wrists of their brothers and in return get a gift as well as a promise of lifelong protection. It’s a sweet tradition and when I was …

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Gift your child a hobby

Gift your child a hobby

Since when N was a child looking out for rainbows in oil spills , or watching butterflies and picking flowers, she has had a special connect with nature. She’s more outdoorsy than the rest of us and is always ready for a walk. I might grudge the times she has dragged me out of the …

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Am I doing it right?

Am I doing it right?

This post is a Tangy Tuesday Pick at Blogadda Once upon a time I used to be this easy person, happy to drift along whichever way life took me with the Husband for company of course. I was passionate about my work and had plenty of work-friends. We went out, frequented food festivals, attended plays, …

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Food on my mind

Food on my mind

I like food – most kinds, as long as it is vegetarian, since I gave up meat over a decade ago. So basically I am grateful for all kinds of food, home-made, store-bought, gourmet, roadside all of it. I am someone who can binge even on plain paranthas and pickle, roti and baingan bharta or …

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