Monthly Archives: January 2010

Coping with Cold

Last week my son came home with cold and cough and pretty soon we were an ailing household. I was in training all week and couldn’t even take any time off. This little piece from my journal recites the misery … Continue reading

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Baker’s Confessions

  It started eight years ago when I decided on a whim to try my hand at baking cakes and cookies. It has been a very interesting and satisfying learning exercise for me. Burnt up blackened cookies, sludgy cakes, flared … Continue reading

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Fog – a poem

  Inspired by hazy weather that has engulfed us for the past few days. I am writing this prologue because of the haunting dense fog My daughter is playing on leapfrog my son is doing an imitation of a hedgehog … Continue reading

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An Intruder

  I screamed. I nearly fainted. I caught sight of an unsought intruder in my bathroom. My older son came running with a phone in his hand ready to dial 911. My younger son came clutching a small Ganapati idol; … Continue reading

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Crunchy Kachori

   It is snowing and is minus six degree Fahrenheit outside. Such dreary weather calls for a steaming hot, pungent and crunchy fare.  Since we have been blessed with this Arctic blast for the last two weeks, I haven’t had the … Continue reading

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Oh those five……….

Those five have been part of my life for quite some time now.  Every morning I wish they would go away, but they are always with me like Siamese twins. They hunker down with me in my office, follow me to the gym, spy … Continue reading

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