Family, Gratitude, Love, Musings

Contrarian Love

“Can I get a pair of diamond solitaire earrings?” My tone is playful. He responds with gravity, asking me a zillion questions and finally pronounces that yes he will. “Can we adopt twins?” His immediate reaction is one of incredulity and anger. The next morning, he is sheepish as he agrees to expand our family […]

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Musings, Valentine, Valentine's day

Love, The Cheesy Commercial Version

I roam the aisles of Target as I wait for prescriptions to be filled. Laddu’s hand is in mine. She stops every now and then, pointing, asking, demanding. We meander to the back of the store where hearts are hung from the ceiling and the predominant color is red. I look through the mostly empty […]

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Life, Valentine's day

For my little Valentine(s) – Much love!

With Ammani and Pattani in bed, I scrambled around the house trying to hunt down the pack of pink princess stickers I knew I had bought a while back. After combing through the house in vain, I resigned myself to the fact that I probably stored them too safely. I had a box of plain […]

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