Amma, Musings, Routine

Back to routine

It’s amazing how little things bring order and a smile to an otherwise chaotic day. After six odd months, as K and I drove to work together, I was on my cell phone calling Amma like I always do. Just as expected, she picked the phone at first ring and my first question was “Enna […]

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Desi, Diet, Family, Feelings, Food, Home, India, Kovai, Life, Madras, Memories, Musings, nostalgia, People, Personal, Ramblings, reflections, Relationships, Routine, Social, Thank You, US

Where have you been? Rice is 22$ a bag now!!

Helloji!! smiled the man at the counter of our local Indian grocers. “Been a while since I saw you here” he said in Gujarati accented Hindi. Saathi and I smiled, paused at bit by the counter and inquired after him and his family. “I have been wanting to reach you the past week” he emphatically […]

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Feelings, Life, Musings, Ramblings, reflections, Routine

Waiting room musings

As I sat in the rather small waiting room of my hospital’s out patient lab I could not help muse about the behaviors of people when forced to share space with totally unknown strangers for a fair amount of time. When I took my seat after handing in my paperwork I saw there were about […]

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