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Time

Thursday, March 06, 2014      7 comments

Summer is creeping in---the buds are beginning to show on the Gullmohar and the Jacaranda.The beautiful Almond tree is changing colour too---i's leaves are turning a beautiful Plum hue and the tiny Almonds have begun to form.Today I cannot ride ... Read more

Life Today

Monday, March 03, 2014      6 comments

My best friend Pushpa's son visited me just the day before.He had a question for me---where did I find the Positivity that I reflect?Now whether or not I sound positive is not something that I am aware of but yes my nature is like a bouncing ba... Read more

The World outside my Window--3

Monday, February 24, 2014      6 comments

Now the third Care Giver,Jayashree ,comes into play.A small petite woman,she is slightly plump and as they in yesterday years----very 'fetching' to look at. She is around Lotta's age and maybe that is why that I'm that wee little bit fonder of h... Read more

The World outside my Window--2

Sunday, February 23, 2014      5 comments

There are two Care Givers at night----Nirmala Bai and Jayashree who both hail form two different Slums.Of these two Nirmala Bai is the more interesting one.A tall slim,fair ,light eyed lady she is frank person who does not hesitate to call a spa... Read more

The World outside my Window--1

Wednesday, February 19, 2014      6 comments

My care givers---each one them---hail from the famous Slums of Mumbai.Alka my Day Care Lady comes from Worli Village supposed to be violence ridden area.However Alka tells a different stor y.Having been brought up there,she speaks of a different... Read more

The taste of Punjab

Monday, February 03, 2014      6 comments

Food that I relish the most is from Punjab. Having spent my first 17 years there,I have eaten of each delicacy to my fill.Like I said Coal was the-cooking fuel used.Our cooks would cook mouth watering dishes in the rustic Iron ovens provided be... Read more

Memories and then some

Saturday, February 01, 2014      7 comments

Since I can remember India has fascinated me----the culture and it's people are truly worth taking a second look.As a child I was lucky to grow up in the Punjab though we as a family hailed from western state of Maharashtra.The two states have a... Read more

Life as it is----

Saturday, February 01, 2014      7 comments

Today I am laid up----an invalid for the better part of day..This has definitely been helpful in teaching me Patience---a virtue that I sorely lacked.This also taught me to savour the tiny things in Life----like for instance trying to identify... Read more

The Daily Needs

Sunday, January 26, 2014      6 comments

Just chanced upon a Travel program based in my beautiful Himalayas.As the Camera and Crew skimmed over the Landscape I was transported back 55 years.The view was more b eautiful and greener but the Tourist population those days was almost non ex... Read more

A New Phase

Saturday, January 25, 2014      5 comments

The girls have gone home and the hustle bustle has quieted down.Now it is just me and my coterie of Care Givers-----all excellent ladies of high efficiency.My neighbours have once more rallied around and Life resumes somewhat from the point wher... Read more

The View from my Bed

Tuesday, January 07, 2014      7 comments

Lotta has turned my bed around------I now face the door instead of the wall of my bedroom.This entire process has been full of drama,high tempers and tears.Firstly for a person like me who happens to be the proverbial stubborn Mule.Having my ent... Read more

Living Once More

Monday, January 06, 2014      6 comments

The story of being flat on my back can be pretty funny.Specially the very beginning on the30th. September.That morning at around 8a.m. I suddenly collapsed much to my extreme dismay----literally locked into complete immovability.Still being me,I... Read more

2014

Monday, January 06, 2014      6 comments

My life literally turned upside down in the last week of September,2013 when I was hit by a double whammy----both Ritu and I had Cancer.Hers was in the last stages while my back is badly affected----Ritu died on November 4th. 2013.I am learning... Read more

Events

Sunday, November 17, 2013      9 comments

Thank You all my very dear SP Friends for you wonderful wishes and Goodies--it was a treat to see these when I finally could log in.At the moment mobility is still a problem but I will be back there full time soon.Lots of News and stories so bew... Read more

Dealing with Pain and Sciatica

Thursday, September 19, 2013      7 comments

The last entire month I've been in terrible pain--am getting my Blood test done tomorrow and later walk in to consul my Orthopaedic Doctor once more. I am hoping to hear about a change in my Vitamin D3 results--hopefully I've risen from deficien... Read more


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