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Some Humorous Confessions of a Newly Made Indian Mother

When we are young, we are invariably asked what we would like to become when we grow up. Responses can range anywhere from Musk inspired engineer to Chawla inspired astronaut. My hubby, I presume, responded with  – “I want to … Continue reading

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Dignity in Death

There is dignity in death, in a mother’s sacrifices or a countryman’s valor It is an end that binds us all, for even in our very last breath, It is only nature we honor But death is rarely presented such … Continue reading

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Minni’s Mettle

Cruelty is not just the label you seek on your cage-free egg packaging in the first world. It is not bound to the blood stains of a child near a suicide bomber in the patronized third. It is also the … Continue reading

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Sakshi-isms for the Soul

For the heart-broken and hopeful, despondent and delighted, here are some of my Sakshi-isms for every soul. (My vegetarian version of “Chicken Soup for the Soul” 🙂 ) Time It is no surprise when people tell you that “timing is … Continue reading

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I Now Understand

I am what I am; pardonably human Born not to man-made constraints, but to a time and place in the Universe I am what I am; a proud woman Born to realize Whitman’s humanitarian hope that we shall all “contribute … Continue reading

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