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Flashback – Of Grandmothers and Adieus….

Whenever there is a mention of grandparents, there is mostly a reverence attached to it. Along with the reverence, are the reminiscences of warmth, various fragrances, heaps of wisdom, and unbridled laughter. Grandmothers are special, what with their cooking and knitting, and loving care. My maternal and paternal grandmothers find mention in many other articles on my blog. Continue reading

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Flashback – Significance of Diwali…

We would also fill the balconies of the rooms, looking out on the street, with candles. The stairs, the entrances to each room, and the elevated corner outside the kitchen, would all be filled with lighted candles. Continue reading

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