Monthly Archives: February 2012

A proud mommy moment (or a mean mommy moment, it is a matter of perspective, really)


The day started awfully! For once I had planned to do something with the kids, on their day off from school. I was going to surprise them with a movie and a lunch out. This, you have to understand, is … Continue reading

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Chasing the sun in Kolkata.


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You are having a boy!


Five year old Sahana was sitting at the ultra sound technician’s office with eyes tightly shut! We were about to find out the gender of the baby in my tummy, and Sahana wanted none of it. She wanted a baby … Continue reading

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The Japanese song.


I need to write a little bit of the background before I launch into the story. I am ashamed to admit my children do not have great taste in music. They have atrocious taste. I didn’t listen to classical music … Continue reading

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Sky….and my favorite bare tree, now budding.


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Best of both the worlds.


I have made a resolution that I will see the glass half full from now on. ┬áNo more of the Eeyore attitude for me. I haven’t complained about the winter this year, not once. The fact that this was the … Continue reading

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The risk takers.


Ryan recently wrote his first blog about sports and ended it with a sentence “After all, what is life without risk?” One of my dear friends, after reading his blog wanted to know what risks he had taken in his … Continue reading

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..and then the war began.


In our family, a major war begins with a simple nudge, an innocent poke or a certain look. The parents planned a family walk through the woods on a nice winter morning. It started off pleasantly, with good cheer but … Continue reading

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Choose civility.


Most people who know me will agree that I am an easy person to get along with. Well, I hope they will agree and not call me delusional. I am polite, I hold the door for people, I always make … Continue reading

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