Monthly Archives: November 2013


Cultures, tradition, protocols. The first thing that comes to my mind is defiance. I have a tendency to renounce any forms of stipulations that restrict my freedom. I visualize an ideal life full of acceptance. Acceptance of gay relationships, cohabitation, … Continue reading

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Quote of the day

If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the years, it’s that the secret of a good day is … me. I try to keep in mind this quote by German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: “I have come to the … Continue reading

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Kids ask the most interesting questions

Svadhi’s first encounter with turtles and its hatchlings was when we went to Cherating with fellow homeschooling moms. When she saw the basket full of 1-hour old turtle hatchlings, I knew that a question was in order. But didn’t expect … Continue reading

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Today we did some collage. Svadhi had fun cutting the magazines and pasting the images. She refused to let go of her scissors that day, cutting anything she can get hold of.

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As I sat witnessing the magic of the colors on the sky, I was struck by its beauty. The ray of colors doesn’t last very long. But nothing short of magical with all its different spectrum on the sky’s canvas. … Continue reading

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The path to least resistance

To accept things just as they are; To let go; To surrender; To love unconditionally; To have an eye for understanding of other’s sufferings; To embrace all that is; To be connected to the Universal source; To have present moment … Continue reading

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Rikhil & Svadhi

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Quote of the day

Stop. Take three deep breaths and smile everywhere in your body. Observing what’s happening in your body. Proceed now with kindness and understanding. ~Deepak Chopra~

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Post-Deepavali mood. The fun continues!

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Deepavali 2014

When we were little, I used to remember how much fun we had during celebrations like Deepavali. Over time, we allowed the practicalities of adulthood to slowly dilute the joy of festivities. We slowly left out some of the traditions … Continue reading

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